You can't avoid them, so how do you beat them? We did some research and found several useful tips to save you gas and hopefully save you some money. Experts do agree it's not so much what you drive, but how you drive. Don't drive aggressively. Easy on the acceleration and reduce your speed. You could experience up to a 37 percent reduction in fuel usage. Always use your cruise control when possible, check your tire pressure and avoid excessive idling. And here's a myth buster: There's no big difference whether you roll your windows down or use the air conditioner!