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Studded tires must be off vehicles after Monday

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ASHLAND, Oregon — It's a sure sign of spring.

The Ashland Daily Tidings reports (http://is.gd/5NyDmw) studded snow tires must be off vehicles by 11:59 p.m. Monday.

State law allows motorists to use studded tires from Nov. 1 through March 31.

The Oregon Department of Transportation says driving with studded tires after Monday could result in a $190 fine.

Transportation officials say the states spend more than $11 million a year fixing damages caused by studded tires on road and bridges.


Information from: The Ashland Daily Tidings, http://www.dailytidings.com

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