Studded snow tire deadline in Idaho May 1st - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Studded snow tire deadline in Idaho May 1st

BOISE, IDAHO. - Studded snow tires must be removed from motor vehicles in Idaho before Saturday May 1st The Idaho Transportation Department says the use of studded tires is legal in Idaho from October 1 through April 30.
Studded tires are snow tires with small metal cleats embedded in the tread. Driving on studded tires may cause undue wear on bare roadways.  Studded tire laws vary in neighboring states.
Authorized start and stop dates are:

    * Montana: Oct. 1 - May 31
    * Nevada: Oct. 1 - April 30
    * Utah: Oct. 15 - March 31
    * Oregon: Nov. 1 - April 1 (unless specified differently by ODOT because of weather conditions)    
    * Washington: Nov. 1 - March 31
    * Wyoming: Legal all year

For the latest highway and weather conditions along with construction activities, call Idaho Traveler Services at 5-1-1 or toll-free at (888) IDA-ROAD (888-432-7623). For online updates, visit the Web site at 511.idaho.gov. Telephone and Web reports are available 24 hours a day and are updated as conditions change.
 
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