3 Things You Can Do During Snow Season To Protect Your Car From The Harsh Effects Of Road Salt

If you've ever seen a car for sale whose undercarriage looked like a solid block of rust, it's likely that the car was a casualty of road salt. Road salt greatly accelerates rust formation because of electrolysis—the free ions in road salt act as catalysts that cause rust to form much more quickly than it otherwise would. Older cars would often only last a few winters before they were rusted to the point of mechanical failure.