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BEND, OR -- Studded tires are legal on Oregon roadways, starting Wednesday.

 

Local Tire Shops Already Busy

 

According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, studded tires cause $8.5 million in damage to roads, and ODOT wants drivers to consider using alternatives. Those options include chains and studless traction tires. For tips and information on winter driving, visit ODOT's website HERE
 
Studded tire season runs November first through March 31. 

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