March 30, 2014

Is the stuff we use on the roads to melt snow rusting out our vehicles?

Bristol Press news stories:

Fire trucks rusting faster than expected
State, city use different salt mixes

Studies about the rust problem:

Maine Winter Roads: Salt, Safety, Environment and Cost (University of Maine, 2010)

Winter Road Treatments Cause Damage To Fire Apparatus (2012, Michael D. Patterson)

Legislative testimony in Connecticut:

Town of Wilton, Feb. 2014

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