The bill requires all motor vehicles driving on interstate 70 between Morrison and Dotsero during the snowy season to:
- Have tires with the mountain-snowflake symbol and a tread depth of 1/8 inch; or
- Have tires with the M+S or M/S symbol and a tread depth of 1/8 inch;
- Carry tire chains or an equivalent traction device.
For information on Colorado's chain laws as they stand today, head to the Colorado Department of Transportation's Travel Center webpage. Here you will find information sheets on chain laws for commercial vehicles (in the Commercial Vehicles box) and passenger/small commercial vehicles (under the heading Other Information, on the right). This website also includes information on road conditions; alternative transportation methods; lane closures, construction info, and cone zones; maps of rest areas and welcome centers; travel alerts; tourism; tolling; tunnel information; express lanes; trucker information; and much more.
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