September 26, 2008

Fuel efficiency workshops planned at SIUC

by Ashley McRaven

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- People who want to get the most out of their driving miles will want to check out the fuel efficiency workshop offered by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Division of Continuing Education in October.

The Fuel Efficiency Driving Workshop is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Oct. 7 and 14, at the SIUC Safety Center, located at 1435 Douglas Drive in Carbondale. Dale O. Ritzel, director emeritus of the SIUC Safety Center, will provide information about ways drivers can alter their behavior and make vehicle modifications to improve overall fuel efficiency.

The class is limited to 20 participants and the cost is $15 for the two-evening course. To register or for more information, contact the Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751 or visit the Web site at