Studded tires must be removed by May 15
Last updated 4/30/2020 at 9:45am
OLYMPIA – As the state sees more spring weather, drivers are reminded that the extension given to remove studded tires expires May 15. The original date of March 31 was extended first to April 30 and then to Friday, May 15, due to Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” orders to counter the coronavirus outbreak.
Studded tires are legal in Washington from Nov. 1 to March 31. State law gives the Department of Transportation authority to extend the deadline when circumstances call for it, most commonly when a forecast indicates widespread snow and ice. With most residents asked to...