Granite Geek: A Simple Way To Stop Winter Car Rust

Mar 3, 2015

This might not be the best example of winter car care. Regular washings can keep your car from rusting like this one.
Credit Don O'Brien via Flickr/CC - http://ow.ly/JJrqM

For people, winter has pros and cons - but for cars, this kind of weather is not ideal.

David Brooks writes the weekly Granite Geek science column for the Nashua Telegraph and GraniteGeek.org. He spoke with All Things Considered about the effects of road salt on cars in winter - and the simple and not-so-simple ways we might stop those effects before they start.