Once the temperatures drop and the snow starts falling, you are sure to see roads being treated with brine and salt. Meant to lower the freezing point of water to prevent ice from building up on roads, salt has been used to clear roads for decades. Road salt and brine mixtures are a cheap solution with significant benefits that are quick and easy to apply to road surfaces.
Without question, treating roadways in this manner has saved countless lives and millions in property damage caused by vehicle accidents. However, safe driving does come at a cost.