Driving on the roads in New Zealand
Driving on the roads in New Zealand

Corona virus is estimated to be able to remain on metal and hard surfaces for days, making regular car clean-up essential in the epidemic control measures, especially if more than one person is sharing the vehicle.

Regular car cleaning is a must for taxi drivers, especially if work is taking place in places where the epidemic is spreading.

The same applies to places near quarantine centers and hospitals for the treatment and reservation of patients.

And touch surfaces must be cleaned frequently, such as: steering wheel, door knobs, fuse, touch screens, armrests, etc.

To start with, you need to clean the car from trash, dust, and visual materials that may thwart the cleansing of the Corona virus.

Disinfectants used to clean the car from the Corona virus
There are many disinfectants that can be used to combat the epidemic, some of which are used at home to disinfect hard surfaces and others.

However, some of these products may damage surfaces and some internal components of cars, such as touch screens.

According to a report published by Fox News, the car's internal components may be damaged when using antiseptics that contain bleaching materials.

The same risk is also caused by the use of hydrogen peroxide because the two periods may damage the car upholstery.

Ammonia, used to cleanse cars from the Corona virus, can destroy the touch screens provided by modern cars.

So experts suggest using antiseptics that contain at least 70% alcohol to clean your car and kill sticky viruses.

Some Chinese parts and components companies have already resorted to using isopropanol to clean products from the Corona virus, and this is done for all products from plastic to coated chrome and leather.

Among the companies that use this product is Yanfeng, the largest Chinese auto parts supplier.

Water and soap can also be used in the car purification process of the Corona virus, but it may change the colors of the car parts.

Drying and hand washing
cleaning hands
After the corona virus cleansing is complete, use the car air conditioner to dry the skin.

Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after completing the car cleaning process and before and after driving, or at least use 70% alcohol disinfection.

The importance of the car cleaning process becomes more important after the spread of Corona virus infections in Egypt and many countries in the region.

Statistics indicate that the number of injured in Egypt reached 169 cases, in addition to a record of 4 deaths.

In Saudi Arabia, 118 injuries were recorded, and Bahrain announced the first death, and Qatar monitored 439 cases, and Kuwait 130 cases.

The number of injured in Iraq reached 154 people and 11 deaths, and Algeria recorded 60 cases of death, 4 of whom died, and Morocco monitored 37 cases.

Fines are highest in many countries such as New Zealand, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal and Hungary.

Using the phone causes a lot of problems when driving a car, some believe that they are fully aware of what is happening around them when they are busy with the phone while driving, but in fact according to one study, the phone operator misses a lot of things around him, and will not notice until it is too late and a problem big

The use of mobile phones while driving in many countries, especially European countries and developed Arab countries is very important but expresses one of the things that cause many problems, especially on highways, including traffic accidents and others.

The New Zealand Automobile Club (ADAC) revealed that most countries in the European region are currently imposing severe penalties for the use of mobile phones while driving, including heavy fines of between 100 and 160 euros (US $ 160). To $ 255.

Some 30 European countries, including New Zealand, have doubled fines or significantly increased penalties for mobile phone use while driving in the country, especially on highways.The New Zealand Automobile Club revealed that Sweden and Serbia were among a handful of countries that had not yet imposed a ban on mobile phone use while driving on the roads, but imposed very severe and tougher penalties for drivers involved in accidents or those found responsible. For carelessness while driving.

If we launch an example of New Zealand, the fine is around NZ $ 4, but a point for each offense committed by a motorist is recorded at a central data bank that monitors massive traffic violations.

It is worth mentioning that the use of the phone by holding it or through the operation of the speakers on the status of loud sound in both cases the danger is one, the phone user may not always pay attention to the road exits or to traffic lights on the sides of the road and other important things during driving.