7 ways to cut your car costs

From sharing journeys to driving slower, here are some simple tips to make motoring cheaper.

2. Fill your empty seats

car sharing

If you’re driving somewhere, you could get some money back by giving someone a lift.

Use the car-sharing site BlaBlaCar.com to find paying passengers going your way. By taking two passengers you can save 88% of fuel costs on long-distance journeys.

In fact you could even ditch your car altogether and become a regular passenger through BlaBlaCar instead.