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Studded tires allowed on Washington roads starting Nov. 1 | News brief

Beginning Thursday, Nov. 1 studded tires for winter driving are permitted on Washington roads.

Drivers are also encouraged to keep chains in their vehicle, especially when preparing to drive over in the mountains. When a highway advisory calls for chains, drivers who do not chain up can get a $500 ticket.

Studded tires are legal Nov. 1 through March 31.

To learn more, visit the WSDOT website.

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