Submitted by: Landwirtschaftsschule Schlierbach
Implemented country: Austria
Title: clever driving
Agricultural coming from all over Austria trained climate-friendly and fuel-saving driving with tractors. A primary objective of the project "Clever driving - saving while driving" was recognized by a reduction in agricultural greenhouse gas. Through an intelligent driving up to 25% (30 - 40% in competition) and the corresponding amount of fuel can be saved to climate-damaging emissions. In the training of young farmers in the Austrian agricultural schools, awareness-raising measures in the area of climate change are set, know-how for "smart driving" provides practical and conducted training courses for the aspiring farmers. As an attractive tool, publicly effective instrument are held throughout the country fuel-saving competitions.