Confusion over studded snow tires - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Confusion over studded snow tires

STATELINE, Idaho - Differences between Washington and Idaho become even more pronounced as the snow melts and winter turns to spring - when Washington outlaws studded tires, and Idaho tells its drivers they have more time.

April 1 was the cutoff date in Washington. But drivers in Idaho have until April 30 to switch over to all-seasons or radials. However, no matter where you're from, you cannot drive in Washington state with studded tires. Washington State Troopers say they will pull over anyone with studded tires and hand them a $101 ticket.

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