Studded Tires

Tire chains? Here’s how to put them on

MEDFORD, Ore. — Tire chains. Something we all know about and have to have, but might not know how to put on. “Do em before you need ’em, obviously,” said Brett Anderson of Les Schwab Tires in Medford. “When you are in …

ODOT extends studded tire season

Salem, Ore.- Oregon Department of Transportation has extended studded tire season until the end of the day Sunday, April 15. Typically in Oregon, travelers can use studded tires from November 1 through March 31. State law grants each state’s transportation department the …

Time to prep your car for rainy weather

Now is the time to get ready for whatever this season brings, it’s that time of year when constant rain and water on the roads is the usual. That means it’s also time to prep your car for the conditions. “We didn’t …

Studded tire season ends soon

Studded tire season is ending this Friday, March 31st. Studded tires are legal in Oregon November through March, but a study from 2014 found they cause nearly 8.5 million dollars of damage each year to state highways. Drivers are encouraged to consider chains …