Haut-Rhin: winter tires will be mandatory in several towns in the department

Haut-Rhin: winter tires will be mandatory in several towns in the department

Implementation of this obligation will be accompanied by an information campaign in the following days. (©Pixhere)

Between November 1 and March 22, 2022 winter tires, four seasons or even metal snow or textile chains will be mandatory in 140 municipalities Upper Rhine. The law on modernization, development and protection of mountain areas, called “Mountain Law II”, is to blame.

“All vehicles with four or more wheels”

“The aim of these regulations2 is to enhance user safety by reducing the specific risks associated with driving on snowy or icy roads,” the Haut-Rhin prefecture said in a press release on Monday, October 24.

Implementation of this obligation will be accompanied by an information campaign in the following days. “All vehicles with four or more wheels are affected by this change in regulations: light vehicles, commercial vehicles, buses and heavy trucks,” the prefecture said.

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