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Clear Roads Pooled Fund publishes Best Practices Manual

Best Practices Cover with image of deice fluid being applied and rust on snowplow equipment. Best Practices for prevention of corrosion in deice operations.The Clear Roads Pooled Fund has published a best practices manual for winter maintenance agencies to help them prevent corrosion in their vehicles and equipment.  The manual is the final deliverable for the project Best Practices for the Prevention of Corrosion to DOT Equipment: A User’s Manual,” which was led by WTI, with the guide authored by researchers including Xianming Shi, Mehdi Nazari, and Laura Fay. In the research brief on the Clear Roads website, project champion Justin Droste of the Michigan Department of Transportation states that “this manual provides easy-to-follow recommendations that will reduce or prevent corrosion on DOT equipment.  This information will be helpful to operators, mechanics, supervisors and fleet managers.”  For more information, visit the project page on the Clear Roads website at: