Tank of fuel on offer to commuters in car share prize draw

Mid Devon Star: Tank of fuel on offer to commuters in car share prize draw Tank of fuel on offer to commuters in car share prize draw

DRIVERS in Mid Devon who are keen to reduce their mileage this year have another chance to win a free tank of fuel.

Commuters who register at www.carshare devon.com by March 31 will be entered in a prize draw to win a tank of fuel up to the value of £100.

Carsharedevon.com is a free service allowing people in Devon and across the region to find others to share their journey, either taking turns with driving or giving someone a lift in exchange for a contribution to the fuel costs.

It is commissioned by Devon County Council in partnership with Plymouth and Torbay Councils.

More than 340 people signed up to the website between September 1 and November 30 last year.

Cllr Stuart Hughes, county council cabinet member for highway management, said: “People who have started sharing their commute to work through carsharedevon.com really notice the savings they make on fuel.

“The website’s really easy to use, and with more than 10,500 members it’s the best way to find others who are regularly make the same journey who could share the cost.

“There’s a simple online calculator to work out what you could save just by entering your travel details such as mileage and the days you need to drive, so it’s certainly worth logging on and taking a look to see how you could benefit.”

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