Effects of Eco-Drive Education on the Reduction of Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emissions

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Barić, Danijela; Zovak, Goran; Periša, Marko;
  • Publisher: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences
  • Journal: Promet (Zagreb),volume 25,issue 3 (issn: 0353-5320, eissn: 1848-4069)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7307/ptt.v25i3.1260
  • Subject: eco-driving; fuel consumption; CO2 emission; sustainable development | TA1001-1280 | eco-driving, fuel consumption, CO2 emission, sustainable development | Transportation engineering

Sustainable mobility is the basic and long-term goal of the traffic policy. Eco-driving represents one of 40 measures that should by 2050 contribute to 60% of traffic-generated emission reduction. The paper presents the significance of educating the drivers about eco-dr... View more
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