41-6a-1636. Tires which are prohibited -- Regulatory powers of state transportation department -- Winter use of studs -- Special permits -- Tread depth.
damage the highway significantly; or
constitute a hazard to life, health, or property.
5. Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, a person may use:
(I) are only used during the winter periods of October 15 through December 31 and January 1 through March 31 of each year;
(II) do not project beyond the tread of the traction surface of the tire more than .050 inches; and
(III) are not used on a vehicle with a maximum gross weight in excess of 9,000 pounds unless the vehicle is an emergency vehicle or school bus;
6.Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a highway authority, for a highway under its jurisdiction, may issue special permits authorizing the operation on a highway of:
A) farm tractors;
B) other farm machinery; or
C) traction engines or tractors having movable tracks with transverse corrugations on the periphery of the movable tracks.
7.Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a highway authority, for a highway under its jurisdiction, may issue special permits authorizing the operation on a highway of:
A) is in an unsafe operating condition; or
B) has a tread depth less than 2/32 inch measured in any two adjacent tread grooves at three equally spaced intervals around the circumference of the tire.
The measurement under Subsection (7)(a) may not be made at the location of any tread wear indicator, tie bar, hump, or fillet.
8.A person in the business of selling tires may not sell or offer for sale for highway use any tire prohibited for use under Subsection (7).
9.A violation of this section is an infraction.
Vehicles likely to encounter conditions requiring chains must carry sets for at least one driving wheel on each side. Signs will designate when chains are required. When any designated highway is restricted, no vehicle or motor vehicle shall be allowed or permitted the use of the highway, during the period between November 1 and March 31, unless: 1. Said vehicle is equipped with either: a. Steel link chains or have chains in possession; or b. Mounted snow tires; or c. Elastomeric tire chains, designed for use with radial tires. 2. Four-wheel drive vehicles must have a minimum of two mounted snow tires to meet the requirements. 3. Radial tires without snow tread do not meet the requirements.Calculate Oversize/Overweight Load Regulations and Prices Instantly with Oversize.io