- Washington DC – Not permitted at any point throughout the year. Sorry, DC residents!
- Virginia – Permitted October 15 – April 15 (metal and rubber).
- Maryland – Permitted November 1 – March 31 (metal and rubber) BUT only in certain locations: they are allowed in western counties (Allegheny, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, and Washington counties).
Let’s examine how studded tires work, and whether or not you can use them in your area.