State law requires studded snow tires be removed by April 30, the Idaho Transportation Department announced. Idaho’s studded snow tire season began Oct. 1.
Studded tires are snow tires with small metal cleats embedded in the tread. They may cause undue wear on bare roadways.
Studded tire laws vary in neighboring states:
For weekly updates on state highway and interstate construction projects, call the Idaho Road Report at 1-888-IDA-ROAD (432-7623). For online updates, visit the transportation department’s road report on the Web at itd.idaho.gov and click on “Traveler Services.”
The report is organized into five menu options for highway construction information: Northern Idaho, Southwestern Idaho, Eastern Idaho, Interstates/U.S. 95 and emergency highway road closures.