Wondering what the law is for tire chains in your state – or Canada? Check out these great articles from Land Line Magazine:
Several western states (like California, Oregon and Washington) have chain laws that require carrying and/or using winter traction devices at certain times or under certain road conditions.
In these states, failure to carry and use winter traction products as prescribed by local authorities can result in fines and/or penalties. These chain laws are the most complicated for commercial vehicles, specifically tractor-trailer combinations.