For the people who are still on the lookout for ways to help them fight off the fuel crisis by driving their vehicles smarter, here is an app which you may want to consider using especially if you have an iPhone. The app is called the Ecospeed app, an efficient way to help you get to your point of destination through the aid of alternative routes which should help you save on fuel.
All you have to do is input your location and the app will plot the best route to take. While it may not follow that the route suggested would be the fastest and shortest, you will save on fuel for sure.
Factors under consideration include that of traffic light stops and traffic conditions, turning your device into a GPS that will track your speed as well as return real-time feedback when you are on the road.