Sun Safety Tip: Sunscreen While Driving

Sun Safety Tip: Sunscreen While Driving

Commuters beware - UV rays are penetrating your car windows. The facts..

  • The risk of sun damage is 20 times greater on the driver’s side 
  • Front windshields block about 96% of UV radiation,  side windows only block about 71%
  • Sun damage from cars (and beyond) can cause wrinkles, skin leathering, sagging, sunspots and cancer

What to do?

  • Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen. We love Elta MD
  • Get driving gloves.
  • Wear sunglasses. Look for anti-reflective lenses that block UVA and UVB rays.
  • Tint your windows. Specialty tinting is available