Ride-share cars 35,000 times more germy than a toilet seat, study says

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Sunday, May 12, 2019
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The next time you hail a ride-share car, you might want to grab some hand sanitizer.

The next time you hail a ride-share car, you might want to grab some hand sanitizer.

There's a new study by insurance company Netquote that says the average ride-share vehicle is 35,000 times more germy than a toilet seat.

Researchers compared three ride-share cars, three taxis and three rental cars and found ride-share cars have about 219 times as many germs as the average taxi.

The study found the worst areas for germs are window buttons and seat belts.

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