From today, the winter tires are mandatory

Avto 15 December, 2017
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    Frédéric Mercier

    Friday, 15 December 2017 07:00

    Friday, 15 December 2017 07:00

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    Even if winter is already well installed in Québec, it was allowed until yesterday to drive his car without winter tires.


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    In this December 15, however, the quebec motorists are legally required to fit their car tyres are capable of dealing with winter conditions, and this until 15 march next.

    Apart from a few exceptions, all vehicles registered in Quebec must be equipped to tires which contain a pictogram certifying their quality to work well in the snow and extreme temperatures, such as those that we have known for a few days.

    Pictogram for winter tires


    Quebec remains the only canadian province to have legislated in this sense.

    Motorists recalcitrant, in addition to their safety and the safety of others in danger, may be subject to a fine ranging between$ 200 and$300.