Fuel lessons

Even the most hardened cynic will have to accept that the fall in the price of petrol is one of the best ways of saying happy new year to consumers hit hard by the continuing downturn in the world economy.

Even the most hardened cynic will have to accept that the fall in the price of petrol is one of the best ways of saying happy new year to consumers hit hard by the continuing downturn in the world economy.

It is indeed great news that by the time we wake up tomorrow the prices of petrol and diesel will be at their lowest since February 2007.

The lessons learnt during the days of high petrol prices should not be lost.

Conserving energy is not only about how your wallet is affected - it is about being sensitive to the needs of the environment and our planet.

Our level of consciousness about how our use of petrol adversely affects our future should not drop along with the price of oil.

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