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Deadline Saturday to remove studded tires

Post by Mike Archbold on April 15, 2010 at 7:10 pm |
April 15, 2010 7:10 pm

The Washington State department of Transportation remindsĀ  drivers that they must remove their studded tires by 12:01 a.m., Sunday.

Using studded tires after the deadline can results in a ticket and a $124 fine.

No one can guarantee ice- and snow-free roadways, so WSDOT encourages drivers, especially those heading into the higher elevations, to plan ahead and drive for conditions.

On the WSDOT Winter Driving Web site , drivers can find out about WSDOT’s winter roadway operations and alternatives to studded tires.

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