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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 28. Motor Vehicles
- Chapter 35. Offenses and Accidents
- Section 155. Operation of Vehicle With Certain Tires Prohibited.
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AS 28.35.155. Operation of Vehicle With Certain Tires Prohibited.
- (a) It is unlawful to operate a motor vehicle with studded tires or tires with chains attached on a paved highway or road
from May 1 through September 15, inclusive, north of 60 North Latitude and from April 15 through September 30,
inclusive, south of 60 North Latitude, except that at any latitude on a paved portion of the Sterling Highway a person
may not operate a motor vehicle with studded tires or tires with chains attached from May 1 through September 15,
inclusive. The commissioner of public safety shall by emergency order provide for additional lawful operating periods
based on unusual seasonal or weather conditions. An emergency order adopted under this section is not subject to AS 44.62 (Administrative Procedure Act). Upon application, a special
individual traction permit may be issued by the Department of Administration allowing the operation of a motor vehicle
with studded tires or chains at any time at the discretion of the vehicle owner. The fee for the special individual
permit is one-third of the biennial registration fee applicable to that class of vehicle under AS 28.10.421
. The department may provide an appropriate sticker or other device identifying the vehicle to which the permit
- (b) In this section "studded tire" means a tire with metal studs or spikes imbedded in the periphery of the tire surface,
and protruding not more than one-fourth inch from the tire surface.
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