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Is CarSharing actually possible despite the Corona crisis?

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Recently updated on December 20, 2022 at 11:22 am

Is CarSharing actually possible despite the Corona crisis?

A perfectly legitimate question. Is car sharing possible despite the corona crisis? According to expert opinion, they need to find out about it no thoughts make to get into a car sharing vehicle despite the ongoing Corona crisis. Even so, there are a few points that should be noted. You can find out what these are and how CarSharing customers can protect themselves in the further course of the text. Basically you get infected with that Sars-CoV-2 virus due to Droplets or aerosols. This only happens directly from person to person. If you sit in the car with a single driver and share this with friends or acquaintances, the respective risk is considerable less than expected. As a rule, you know the people with whom you share the car and can assess the individual risk. If there is any doubt, you can avoid traveling together.

Fear is often unfounded

Since the Sars-CoV-2 virus spreads through droplets or aerosols, the risk of infection may be higher when driving in short distances used by different people. In this case, the virus can be in the air. To avoid this risk, it is recommended ventilate before using the vehicle. However, such a risk is seldom given, since the CarSharing uses in most cases not take place in constant change in a short time. The fear of a smear infection as a result of contact with contaminated surfaces is understandable and in theory possible, but this could in practice based on current knowledge not established become. If you adhere to the general hygiene rules that apply in connection with the Corona crisis, an infection can be caused by using car sharing be excluded.

Is CarSharing actually possible despite the Corona crisis?

Car sharing providers are taking action and facing a major challenge

The Bundesverband CarSharing eV has published a leaflet with all the information necessary to a Minimizing risk lead to an infection through the use of CarSharing. You can find this leaflet HERE. Those who are still not convinced may be calmer by the additional measures taken by the car sharing providers. These ensure that the surfaces in the vehicle gereinigt and disinfected become. Since this is not always possible after each vehicle use, customers are asked all hygiene rules to be observed. The general recommendation of the Federal Center for Health Education is to have a Bike and car to use. Since not everyone has their own car or strives for the most sustainable mobility possible, the individual car sharing providers ensure that the service they offer continues.

Is CarSharing actually possible despite the Corona crisis?

Last but not least, it is certainly no secret that the travel and contact restrictions that have been adopted not only apply to numerous businesses but also to car sharing providers considerable economic damage have done. Baden-Württemberg was the first federal state to finance a corona rescue package, which is intended to help car sharing providers survive the effects of the corona crisis.

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Thomas Wachsmuth - He has been an integral part of since 2013. His passion for cars is so intense that he invests every available penny in them. While he dreams of a BMW E31 850CSI and a Hennessey 6x6 Ford F-150, he currently drives a rather inconspicuous BMW 540i (G31/LCI). His collection of books, magazines and brochures on the subject of car tuning has now reached such proportions that he himself has become a walking reference work for the tuning scene.  More about Thomas

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