Peace Arch News:
After investing more than eight years and thousands of dollars of his own money, Kirk Arsenault is starting to see his automotive drip mat design come to life on the market.
In 2000, Arsenault left his job with a pavement maintenance company to pursue an idea he had to curb environmental damage caused by vehicle oil leaks.
He worked with an engineer and patent lawyers to create the product, called Roadrunner, which absorbs oil drips from vehicles, keeping oil away from waterways and preventing makeshift mats such as cardboard, carpet and plywood from ending up in landfills.
Photo by RoadStead Technologies.