Is Brine Better or Worse for De-Icing New Hampshire Roads?

There is a debate in New Hampshire and other states about using liquefied road-clearing materials like brine instead of rock salt.

Brine works quicker and is more effective at preventing ice.  Brine can, therefore, make roads safer.

However, brine also causes car rust and corrosion more quickly than road salt.  According to an estimate from AAA, the use of brine costs U.S. drivers $3 billion annually. Keep reading…

Note: The LFDA article misquotes the linked AAA Article. Americans paid $3 billion annually to address rust caused by all forms of road de-icing, not just brine.


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