Protect Your Parked Car From Sweltering Summer Heat

Sweltering summer heat is almost here, which means it’s driving season. But while you’re frolicking on the beach, seeing the sights on vacation or even just catching a movie. Your car is sitting there in the sun, baking. Sweltering Summer Heat The temperature inside a car left sitting in the sun for one hour rises more than 40 degrees Fahrenheit, on average, studies have shown. So, if it’s 95 outside when you duck into a restaurant for lunch, your car can be hotter than a sweltering summer heat of 135 degrees by the time you’re done. We’re sweating just thinking about it. Before we go any further, a quick reminder: Never leave children or pets in a parked car, even for a few minutes, even with the windows cracked. Your child or animal can die quickly in these temperatures. And in some places, you can be charged with a crime even if they don’t. There are ways to keep your car from feeling like an oven. And once you’re back in the car, you’ll want to get it cooled off as quickly as possible. But does that mean just cracking the windows and then cranking the air conditioner at full blast? Let’s start … Continue reading Protect Your Parked Car From Sweltering Summer Heat