Month of Green: Cruise control can save money and the planet

In today's Month of Green segment, we're looking at how you drive! Using your car's cruise control can help you save money and the planet.

Using your car's cruise control can help you save money and the planet.

Using your car's cruise control can help you save money and the planet. (4/10/15)

WOODBURY - In today's Month of Green segment, we're looking at how you drive!

Using your car's cruise control can help you save money and the planet.

Every vehicle reaches its optimal fuel efficiency at a different speed, but fuel efficiency typically decreases once you go over 50 mph. 

The U.S. Department of Energy says that for every 5 mph that we drive over 50, it is like paying nearly 20 cents more per gallon of gas.

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