Fuel Efficiency Policies




Engage Staff in Taking Fuel Action

A fuel efficiency policy communicates your commitment to avoiding harmful emissions like these.Fuel efficiency policies mandate the environmental performance of vehicles and provide a framework for purchasing decisions. Speed, weight, purchasing, and other operating policies ensure that strict performance guidelines are achieved and demonstrate to drivers and managers how to achieve the highest fuel efficiency possible. [1]

Fuel efficiency policies set a standard for employee performance and a reference point for evaluation and should be developed in combination with driver awareness and training programs. Formalizing procedures also ensures consistency across all drivers, managers, and departments.


Fuel efficiency policies result in:

  • Reduced GHG emissions and related pollutants.
  • Improved fuel performance.
  • Improved safety of drivers.
  • Consistency and accountability across fleet operations.
 [Use the tab above to learn HOW to reduce emissions with this tool.]

[1] (2006). E3 Fleet. Fraser Basin Council. www.e3fleet.com