The usual steady summers have excelled in the UK this year. The perks of the current heatwave are of course BBQs, beer gardens and suntans. However, knowing how to manage your personal health and safety throughout these sweltering months can be quite daunting for the UK!
Especially for drivers without the luxury of air conditioning, travelling in your car unequipped for the heat can leave you feeling dehydrated, tired and dizzy. We've all been there... at the end of the working day when you open your car door and get whacked in the face with a fog of scorching heat that's been festering in your car all day. Getting the car cool before heading out on the roads is essential, especially if it means you'll be stuck in traffic.
Luckily most modern cars are well-equipped with air conditioning, providing a perfect answer to keeping the temperature cool in your car. However, did you know that by using your air conditioning continuously in your car can increase your fuel consumption by up to 20 percent?
There's no denying that air conditioning is lush (even if it does cost you a few extra pennies), but drivers of older cars without the luxury may struggle extensively. Whether it's a holiday road trip, sitting in traffic on your way to and from work or simply leaving your car all day in the burning sun, Evans Halshaw have listed ten top tips to help keep you and your car cool this summer....