Tests were recently conducted to see just how nasty some modes of transport can be, specifically, taxi cabs, rental cars and ride-hailing cars. While many would have put money on the taxi being the most disgusting, those vehicles are subject to rules, including cleanliness.
The ride-hailing vehicles came back with more than 6 million CFU/sq. in. while the rental car showed up with about 2.5 million CFU/sq. in. and the taxi was shockingly clean compared to the others at 27,000 CFU/sq. in. What does this mean in real terms? Well, a typical bathroom toilet seat would have around 171 CFU/sq. in.
Read the article at The Detroit Bureau.