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Salting roads in the winter is pretty commonplace in areas of the world that see freezing temperatures, but it isn't the only solution.

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Images:

http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-winter-road-in-the-morning/896061166
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-car-with-rust-and-corrosion/541265544
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-a-snowplow-on-the-highway/918248296
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-forms-of-cheese-in-a-brine-tank-in-the-dairy/514079587
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