Fuel saving tips: Drivers are advised to use the common Formula 1 trick to save petrol and diesel

The most common reasons an F1 driver would employ the move would be to save fuel, protect brakes, or protect tires.

If a car is running low on fuel, the team can tell the driver to jack up and slide to try to save fuel to get to the end.

While this is not as common anymore, thanks to advanced engine technology the principle can still be used.

Baker said this method could also help people drive more sustainably, along with other tips. However, drivers are encouraged to be careful if coasting.

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