Road Safety Knowledge Center
Below are a few of our most recent news stories.
Benefits of rock salt vs solar salt
On the whole, solar salt is going to be pretty comparable to rock salt in its ice melting effectiveness. There is no particular ice melting performance advantage to solar salt over rock salt. Watch this clip to learn more.
How effective is pre-wetted salt?
Did you know that by pre-wetting salt you can achieve a greater rate of effectiveness at lower temperatures and change the rate at which your road salt melts the ice? To learn more about the benefits of pre-wetting, watch this clip.
How to protect equipment from deicer corrosion
It is a known fact that road salt can corrode vehicles in the winter time. So what are the best methods to remove this road salt stains from vehicles and snow removal equipment? Watch this clip to find out.
Which deicers are safest to use on concrete?
The effects of deicers on concrete are quite complex and there has been an enormous amount of research that has been done on this question recently.
Salt vs. Sand for Winter Road Safety
Understanding the pros and the cons of salt and sand on winter road safety is important as many are trying to reduce salt usage and sand is often used as a replacement.
The Man Behind Ask Dr. Scott
Meet Dr. Scott Koefod, Cargill Road Safety's Principal Scientist and the man behind the Ask Dr. Scott.