May 25, 2007 -- With the cost of gas on the rise, your driving habits could be your greatest weapon against prices at the pump.

Check out the tips below to cut down on your gas expenses.

Plan your trips. Consolidate errands so you don't have to start your car so often. Cars are less efficient before they warm up.

Drive at 55 miles per hour. It can boost fuel efficiency by up to 15 percent.

Go easy on the gas. Lead-footed driving can make gas burn up faster than normal.

Turn off your air conditioner when you can.

Make sure your car's tires have the proper air pressure.

You can find the cheapest gas along your route within a AAA triptik. Sign up for a triptik on your route by CLICKING HERE and registering with AAA.