Drivers warned about skin cancer risks in cars

Leon Poultney
Drivers warned about skin cancer risks in cars
Drivers warned about skin cancer risks in cars

Doctors are advising motorists to slap on the sunscreen every time they get behind the wheel on a sunny day to avoid raising the risk of developing skin cancer.

Contrary to popular belief, glass will block out UVB rays but still allow the more-damaging UVA rays to pass through and beam down on unprotected skin.