Without regular cleaning, the machine is transformed into a hotbed of infections. Within recent studies scientists have proven that the average car in half times dirtier than computer keyboards. Although it is the keyboard most people think the dirtiest place.
Surface cleaning is not enough, scientists say. Regular cleaning is required not only exterior but also interior cavities, pipes, electronics.
The researchers cite statistics: the car is dirtier than the average smartphone at 2144%. The largest concentration of bacteria residing in the district of handbrake and gearshift knob. Often cars are strains of Staphylococcus aureus, a potentially dangerous bacteria that causes a range of infections.
The study showed the main thing: people aren't taking care of their cars. 54% cleaned less than once a month, 61% hardly pay any attention to pollution in the cabin.