Tire Chains (Click here for Canada)

United States

Alabama

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Alaska

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Arizona

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Arkansas

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

California

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Colorado

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Connecticut

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.  Tire chains are only permitted between November 15 and April 30.

Delaware

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

District of Columbia

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Florida

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Georgia

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Hawaii

Tire chains are not permitted.

Idaho

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Illinois

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Indiana

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Iowa

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Kansas

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Kentucky

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Louisiana

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Maine

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Maryland

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Massachusetts

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Michigan

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Minnesota

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Mississippi

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Missouri

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Montana

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Nebraska

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Nevada

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

New Hampshire

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

New Jersey

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

New Mexico

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

New York

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

North Carolina

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

North Dakota

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Ohio

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Oklahoma

Tire chains are permitted.

Oregon

Tire chains are permitted.

Pennsylvania

Tire chains are permitted, though PennDOT has the authority to make regulations to restrict tire chain use to temporarily periods of a snow and ice emergency.

Rhode Island

Tire chain use is permitted.

South Carolina

Tire chains are permitted.

South Dakota

Tire chains are permitted.

Tennessee

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Texas

Tire chains usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but many not damage the highway surface.

Utah

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Vermont

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Virginia

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Washington

Tire chain and alternative traction device usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

West Virginia

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Wisconsin

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Wyoming

Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather or other related incidents only, but may not damage the highway surface.

Puerto Rico

Tire chains are permitted.


Canada

Alberta

Tire chains are permitted.

British Columbia

Tire chains are required on certain roads as posted Oct.

Manitoba

It is permissible to use tire chains of reasonable proportions upon a motor vehicle, where required for safety.

New Brunswick

Tire chains may be used in snow and ice conditions.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Tire chains are required when snow and ice is on the road.

Northwest Territories

Tire chains are permitted for icy or snowy road conditions.

Nova Scotia

Tire chains are permissible upon any vehicle when required for safety because of snow, ice or other conditions tending to cause a vehicle to slide or skid.

Nunavut

Vehicles may use snow chains during icy or snowy road conditions

Ontario

Tire chains are permitted but only if they do not damage the road.

Prince Edward Island

Tire chains are permitted.

Quebec

Tire chains may be used, from 15 October to 1 May, on the tires of any emergency vehicle, any farm tractor, or any other road vehicle used for snow removal and winter maintenance.

Saskatchewan

Tire chains are permitted.

Yukon

Tire chains are permitted.