As the recovery MCO (movement order control) continues, more and more motorists hit the road everyday to go to work, buy stuff and simply, go places.
Here are some extra tips to keep your access cards like Touch n Go, umbrella, charger and essentials properly cleaned and sanitized, as frequently as possible.
The items in your car as listed above are frequently used items and therefore require a bit of attention. Some of us need to pull them out whenever we get in the car, to pay tolls and when it rains. And if you’re driving your car every day because your work falls under “essential services”, then you ought to clean and sanitize access cards, umbrellas and in-car stuff all the more frequently.
Access Touch n Go cards, simply apply a normal sanitizer and wipe it down, Similarly, you can use soap and water, but don’t wet it too much as the cards might become unreadable. Umbrellas, if you keep them in your car, have to be cleaned and sanitized, particularly if used frequently.
Other items in the car that need some attention are the phone holder and small items stored in your glove compartment. Make sure you clean the entire outer and inner surfaces of an umbrella and the handle portion with the right disinfectant. Give your phone holder, if you use it regularly for navigation purposes, a good wipe down. As for items in the glove box, clear out whatever not necessary and only keep necessary items like your service or car manual. Give it a good clean once a week.
Most people have a charger or two in their cars these days. The phone charger needs a bit of wiping from daily use. All you need to do is wipe down, from the top to bottom, especially on the metal tip of a charger.
If you do regular grocery shopping, make sure you carry your stuff in the boot, rather than the passenger compartment of your car. Once you have removed them, make sure to screw the storage space in your car just to make sure its virus free.
To be able to sanitize your car’s interior, all you really need is a clean fresh cloth, and any solution with us 70% or more alcohol-based, your regular alcohol-based hand sanitizer will also work just fine. Also, remember to stay safe and observe SOPs during this RMCO time.