What item are people most likely to leave in their cars overnight?
Yes, really! More than half of people litter their rides with leftover food and drink containers, reveals a survey by US car maintenance company Jiffy Lube. This allows illness-causing organisms to thrive, says Dr Kelly Reynolds, an associate professor of environmental health sciences. And A and C are right behind – moisture from these can increase your vehicle’s humidity, extending bacteria survival by weeks. Grim. Clean out your car nightly and disinfect with antibac wipes weekly.