COVID-19: How to manage your personal automobile (and your trucks!)

in Health & Fitness
By Laura Adams (PropertyCasualty360)

Follow these safety tips to stay safe on the roads during the pandemic and minimize your risk of picking up the virus.

As the world hunkers down to ride out the novel coronavirus crisis, some of us still need to venture out, especially if we’re considered an essential worker and have to be out to make a living. When you do go out, follow these driving safety tips to stay safe on the roads and minimize your risk of picking up the virus.

Disinfect your vehicle

Your hands touch a lot of things every day and any germs you and your passengers pick up get transferred to your truck. According to a study by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), a car’s steering wheel has four times more bacteria than a toilet seat. That’s because most people clean their toilets more regularly than they clean their cars. The study found that only 32% of car owners regularly clean and sanitize their cars.

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