Cold and flu season is a time of worry each and every year. This is especially true if you have children, as they tend to bring home more germs than most other people. Sometimes it can feel like playing Russian Roulette, only instead of a loaded gun you’re facing a stuffy nose, a nasty cough, and sinus pressure so severe it feels like an anvil has been dropped on your face. The problem is you normally still need to go into work. While yes, a trip to the doctors can get you the antibiotics you need and a trip to the drug store may get you pills to relieve the symptoms, you may still be spreading the germs around. This is where automated truck wash systems help.
Most people think of truck wash systems as something that will get dirt off of a trailer before getting back out onto the road. While this is true, they can be useful in clearing off more than just mud or salt. Trailer washouts can help to take off all the germs that may have become trapped while you helped to load your truck and they certainly take the contaminants off of the outside of your cab. Unfortunately, they won’t help the inside of the cab much, but that is why it is always a good idea to keep a bottle of disinfectant spray inside your truck.
By making sure that your truck is washed each and every time you load and unload, you can cut down the chance of coming into contact with germs. It doesn’t matter if you are the one who is sick or not, germs can be sneaky little buggers that can live for quite a while unless there are steps taken to prevent them. Making sure that those toxins are kept to a minimum can help to keep your company running smoothly. It can also help in the case of any outbreaks that may be occurring in your area.
Using an automated wash system to keep germs at bay may seem like a silly reason, but it is, if nothing else, a wonderful side effect. Keeping those around you healthy is one of the best ways to make sure that your company runs without any hiccups. I’m not quite sure the wash system would help in the case of a hiccup outbreak, though.