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Old 3rd February 2007, 12:16   #1
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We all know about the UN report on global warming and whether we like it or not, cars are a source of pollution and have a hand in damaging our planet. Take the quiz by clicking on the link below to know if you are a eco driver.

How green a driver are you?

I scored 4 out of 8! This is the thrashing I got:

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Lexus GS450-H

Hmm not bad, like our Opposition Leader, you can talk the talk, but how much of it is just to impress? You definitely could do better
I wonder what the Lexus GS450-H means. Are they recommending me to buy that car?!

In related news, starting 2008, UK is all set to join the Netherlands in introducing the Green Test. Drivers appearing for their licence tests will have to pass the Green Test (i.e.) prove that they can drive in a fuel efficient way to get their hands on their coveted driving licence. Thank God we live in India! We have it so much easier!

Full Story: The Observer UK.

EDIT: Took the test again and fared much better. Scored 6 out of 8!

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Get you, eco-driver. In fact, we'd be surprised if you own a car at all, no doubt you've already traded it in for a bicycle and given the profits to a tree-planting outfit.
Improved my scores but got demoted from a Lexus GS450-H to a Bicycle!

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I got a 5 out of 8.. pretty close to you Amit
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6/8 first attempt - woohoo

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Old 3rd February 2007, 12:35   #4
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Got 5/8, better than 3 in first attempt where there was a Tractor!!
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I got 5/8...........
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6/8. I don't think this test proves anything, it's just for time pass.

Driving conditions vary from place to place. So, a certain driving style might get you good FE in one country but it maynot be helpful in another.

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Well I got 3/8 & this tip:

"Chelsea tractor
Oh dear, oh dear it's not looking good for your green credentials and at this rate you'll embarrass yourself in the new driving test when it comes in. You definitely need to read up on eco-driving"
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I got 5/8...................................
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I got 3/8 in the first attempt and then a 6/8 on take two.
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well i got 5/8 in the first attempt.....

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Uhh ohh...3/8 for me too!
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I Got 6/8 in the first attempt
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I got 6/8.. i answered wrong for, the move to 5th gear and the Tyre Underinflated question.
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5/8 here too, second attempt was 7/8.
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4/8 for me....and worse on the second attempt..2/8...chelsea tractor for me too...
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