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39:3-81 Misuse of stud tires

Note: By regulation of the Director of Motor Vehicles, stud tires shall not be used on a highway earlier than November 15 or later than April 1 of each year

Full Statute Text:

No person shall sell, offer for sale or possess with intent to sell or use on a highway any motor vehicle tire fitted with blocks, hobs, studs or other projections unless such tire is in safe operating condition and provided that such tire is of a type approved by the director. The director shall promulgate regulations concerning the design, construction and use of such tires and the procedure which shall be followed when such tires are submitted for approval.

Any person violating this section shall be subject to a fine of not less than $25.00 nor more than $50.00 to be recovered in a summary proceeding pursuant to the Penalty Enforcement Law (N.J.S. 2A:58-1 et seq.).

Amended by L.1964, c. 266, s. 1.