tires

If you haven’t removed your snow tires, you only have until next Sunday to switch to your regular tires or it’ll cost you.

Washington drivers have until Sunday, March 31, to remove studded tires. Washington’s Department of Transportation says it WILL NOT extend the studded tire deadline this year.

Starting midnight on Monday, April 1, drivers with studded tires face a $136 fine. Washington and Oregon share the same studded tire removal deadline. Other states may have later dates, but the Washington law applies to all drivers in the state, even visitors.

No personal exemptions or waivers are issued.

States set snow tire deadlines because the studs damage dry pavement.

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