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Ways For Truckers To Stay Cool In Summer

Vehicles can reach dangerously high temperatures in the summer, which means it isn’t just uncomfortable for drivers, but it can also be harmful. Today we’re going to look at a few ways you can stay cool in your truck this summer.

  1. Use sunscreen

Even when you’re inside a truck, you can still get a sunburn from rays reaching in through the window. Make sure you apply sunscreen to your arms and face frequently. A sunburn will only make you more uncomfortable in the summer heat and can have extreme effects over time.

  1. Stay hydrated

Always keep a water bottle in your vehicle to stay hydrated. Drinking water will help you stay focused and there’s nothing better than a cool drink on a hot day.

  1. Use a travel fan

There are many 12 volt fans you can get to have an extra breeze going when you’re behind the wheel. This small accessory can make a big difference.

  1. Wear a hat

Trucker hats are a well-known accessory for a reason. They aren’t just a style choice, they are also protective. These hats can shield wearers from the sun as well as provide ventilation to keep you cool.

  1. Park in the shade

When you are parked for a break, make sure you choose a shady spot. This can make a big difference to the temperature of the interior of your truck.

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