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Studded tires to be off in Washington by March 31


With spring here, the Washington State Department of Transportation reminds drivers to remove their studded tires by midnight Tuesday, March 31.

Under state law, driving with studded tires after March 31 is a traffic infraction and could result in a $124 ticket.

In addition, studs can wear down pavement, so removing them promptly helps extend the lifetime of state roadways. Tire removal services can get crowded as the deadline approaches, so please plan accordingly.

Washington State Department of Transportation crews will continue to monitor roads, passes and forecasts and work to clear any late season snow or ice. Travelers are always reminded to know before you go by checking road cond...

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