Especially in our San Diego climate, the negative effects of sun exposure to our skin are well known, along with the fatal accidents which can occur when children or animals where left unattended in an overheated car.
However, most of us don’t think twice about the effects of prolonged sun exposure in the car. Studies show that children are most susceptible to sunburn and heat, while dark and/or leather tapestry is known to be quickly damaged by sunrays.
That is why, when it comes to your car’s safety and your own, insurance companies recommend window tinting, as it provides additional protection while keeping your vehicle cooler and protecting the interior.
You can read more about beating the heat in your car here: https://www.geico.com/more/driving/auto/car-safety-insurance/how-to-beat-the-heat-in-your-car/