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(No) Salt In The Wound

Posted on 09/30/2008 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

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So for the record, we’ve got a credit crisis, a housing crisis, and a gas price crisis. Well let’s add another one to the list. Thanks to the huge hike in gas prices in combination with the spike in demand last winter, road salt has seen a jump in price and a dive in supply. Who cares, right? Well many states aren’t going to be able to stock up on salt for the upcoming winter and are being forced to look into cheaper, but less effective alternatives. You might want to invest in a pair of snow tires, or one of these: