It might be time to clean that steering wheel!
A study by CarRentals.com surveyed 1,000 people about their car cleaning habits, such as how often they vacuum and sanitize. CarRentals found that 32 percent of people cleaned their cars only once a year, while 12 percent don’t clean it at all.
They also found that the steering wheel in particular reportedly has 629 colony-forming units (CFUs), which is six times dirtier than the average cellphone screen, four time dirtier than a public toilet, and two times dirtier than public elevator buttons. To compare, cup holders have 506 CFUs on average, seat belts have 403 CFUs, and inside doors handles have 256 CFUs.
Read more via autoblog.com.