Are automatic tire chains in compliance with laws where I drive?

Maritza Hernandez,

The short answer is yes. Automatic tire chains are utilized by various industries and approved by governments worldwide. Read more here.

However, as with any safety product, there are exceptions and limitations based on the laws and regulations of the state, province or country.

Travel Preparation

Compliance with prevailing laws are always a concern for drivers especially when traveling across borders. As part of travel preparation, drivers must be informed about the laws and regulations along their route; up to and including their destination.

Chain Laws

Chain laws vary by state and country. Onspot Automatic Tire Chains are DOT approved in most states and approved for use in chain control areas. However, drivers may encounter misinformed enforcement officials so stay informed and prepared. Experienced drivers have learned to navigate these situations, but new drivers need to be ready for when these circumstances arise.

Click below to check out the listing we compiled of the current regulations for the US and Canada regarding traction devices.

Rules & regulations

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Maritza Hernandez

About Maritza Hernandez

Maritza is the Marketing Coordinator at Onspot of North America. She has been with Onspot for nine years and holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Investigative Services. She moved from Connecticut to Indiana in 2016. When she is not working, she can be found reading, walking her dog Petey or discovering the sights and sounds of Indiana.
Maritza est la coordonnatrice du marketing chez Onspot en Amérique du Nord. Elle travaille chez Onspot depuis neuf ans et est titulaire d'un baccalauréat en sciences en justice pénale - Services d'enquête. Elle a déménagé du Connecticut à l'Indiana en 2016. Lorsqu'elle ne travaille pas, on peut la trouver en train de lire, promener son chien Petey ou découvrir les images et les sons de l'Indiana.
Maritza är marknadskoordinator på Onspot i Nordamerika. Hon har varit hos Onspot i nio år och har en Bachelor of Science i Criminal Justice - Investigative Services. Hon flyttade från Connecticut till Indiana 2016. När hon inte arbetar, kan hon hittas läsaande, rasta sin hund Petey eller upptäcka Indiana's sevärdheter.

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