1.Carpool. Not only will you save gas, you have extra hands to help with setting up all the stuff, watching dogs, and built-in entertainment. Some great discussions have occurred within the confines of a car on a long ride.
2. Keep the vehicle well maintained. We’ve all heard it, but it’s true; keeping the tires inflated properly, the coolant filled, and the oil changed regularly does keep operating costs down. Not to mention saving the expense of emergency roadside repairs.