Want to spend less on gas? Here are some ways you can do that

Jon Healey
Los Angeles Times

Outrageously high gas prices are killing your wallet. But they could lead to a better life for the car or truck you've been driving into the ground.

That's because caring more for your ride can reduce your gasoline costs, experts say. Catch up on all the maintenance you've put off. Drive less aggressively. Leave the car in the driveway and walk instead of driving a mile to the store.