(1) Except as provided in subsection (4) of this section, a tire dealer may not sell a tire equipped with studs that are not lightweight studs.
(2) A tire dealer may not sell a stud other than a lightweight stud for installation in a tire.
(3) As used in this section:
(a) “Lightweight stud” means a stud that is recommended by the manufacturer of the tire for the type and size of the tire and that:
(A) Weighs no more than 1.5 grams if the stud is size 14 or less;
(B) Weighs no more than 2.3 grams if the stud size is 15 or 16; or
(C) Weighs no more than 3.0 grams if the stud size is 17 or larger.
(b) “Tire dealer” means a person engaged in a business, trade, occupation, activity or enterprise that sells, transfers, exchanges or barters tires or tire related products for consideration.
(4) A tire dealer may sell a tire equipped with studs that are not lightweight studs if the studs are retractable. [1995 c.701 §2; 1997 c.493 §5; 2007 c.406 §3]Section: Previous 815.135 815.140 815.145 815.150 815.155 815.160 815.165 815.167 815.170 815.175 815.180 815.182 815.185 815.190 815.195 Next
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