Studded Tire Deadline Balances Safety With Road Damage

Tim Ellis, KUAC – Fairbanks

Vehicle owners have just over two weeks to remove studded tires or face a $50 fine. The May first stud deadline is standard for the interior, but recent snow and ice prompted its extension to cover areas of southern Alaska. The state balances safety with road damage in determining how long into the spring studded tires can be used.

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