For many people, commuting by bike, bus or even carpooling isn’t possible. So here are some tips for making your drive more green. Avoid excessive idling. It wastes fuel and reduces the life of your vehicle. There’s no need to warm up your car, even in the winter and if you’re going to be sitting for more than 30 seconds, turn off your engine. Here are a couple more: check your tire pressure once a month, travel light and combine errands for fewer trips.