Winter Driving

Jefferson Exchange | December 20, 2013
10:29 am
Fri December 20, 2013

The Effects Of Salting Oregon Roads

Credit Geoffrey Riley/JPR

Jerry Marmon, Jeremiah Griffin and Gary Leaming detail the ODOT pilot project using salt on Siskiyou Summit.

What's good for driving may not necessarily be good for the vehicle, or the environment.

Salt is commonly used to help road crews get rid of snow and ice in colder climates, but Oregon began using it in recent years, in places like the frequently snowbound Siskiyou Summit. 

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Jefferson Exchange | December 18, 2013
10:43 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Winter Driving Do's & Don'ts

Credit Oregon Department of Transportation

Zach Edwards fields questions and calls on car care and maintenance.

December: a time for icy roads, holiday travel and you guessed it… automotive maintenance.

It’s time to be sure your vehicle is safe, efficient, and ready for winter driving.

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