OREGON, Traffic, Weather

Studded tire season ends March 31

A studded tire. Photo: Chas Hundley

OREGON - Drivers cruising along in an automobile or stopped in a busy parking lot often hear a clackety-clack from tires on nearby cars.

It’s not difficult to hear when a car owner continues using studded tires, swerving around Oregon law, by continuing to drive on them past the upcoming cutoff date.

The deadline in Oregon for changing studded tires back to “regular” tires is midnight Sunday, March 31, but that doesn’t deter many car owners from procrastinating about making the change at . . .

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