Transportation and Works

Studded Tire Regulations


  • (1) A person shall not operate on a highway between May 1 and October 31, both days inclusive, in a year, a vehicle equipped with a rubber tire having metal studs (studded tires) without a permit issued under section 27.
  • (2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), the minister may by proclamation vary the dates set out in that subsection restricting the use of studded tires.
  • (3) The minister or his or her designate may, by permit, allow the operation of an unladen vehicle equipped with studded tires where the vehicle cannot reasonably be equipped with another tire and the movement is, in the minister's opinion, necessary.

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Licensing and Equipment Regulations under the Highway Traffic Act

For further details visit the House of Assembly website.

Please forward questions to the Motor Registration Division of the Department of Government Services.

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