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Why Are States Putting Beet Juice And Cheese Brine On Roadways?

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A splash of beet juice, a dollop of molasses, a squeeze of cheese brine. In the coldest weather, the recipe for safer roads oft...

Wisconsin Has So Much Cheese They're Using it to De-Ice the Roads

Roadtrippers | Posted 02.25.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

If you're planning on making a winter trip out to visit The Spam Museum, The House on the Rock, or just about anything else Wisconsin has to offer, don't be surprised if you catch a faint whiff of cheese on the highway... the roads will be covered in it.

Ice And Snow Interfere With Holiday Travel

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 12.21.2013 | Travel

CHICAGO (AP) — A storm with a 2,000-mile footprint threatened to frustrate Christmas travelers from Texas to Nova Scotia with a little of everything...

Snow, Sleet, Ice Hit Large Swath Of U.S.

AP | ADRIAN SAINZ | Posted 12.07.2013 | Green

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Millions hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend from Texas to Ohio to Tennessee as a cold snap ...

Your Roads Are About To Smell A Lot Cheesier

Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.24.2013 | Weird News

Winter's coming. It's time to break out the cheese brine. Wisconsin, land of cheese, is test-driving a new material for de-icing the roads this ye...

9 Killed, More Than 20 Others Injured In Tour Bus Crash

AP | Posted 03.01.2013 | Travel

PENDLETON, Ore. — A tour bus careened through a guardrail along an icy Oregon highway and several hundred feet down a steep embankment Sunday, k...

'Ice Road Truckers': Accident Stuns Trucker Community

Posted 07.02.2012 | TV

While it's the icy conditions that keep the drivers on the edge of their seats -- as well as the viewers of "Ice Road Truckers" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on Hi...

Road Safety Advice For The Holiday Season

Robert Jay Stahl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Jay Stahl

Safety is more than a word, it is a way of thinking, or at least it should be.