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tire

(tīr) [AS. teorian, to tire]
1. To become fatigued.
2. To exhaust or fatigue.
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For the latest reports on road conditions, closures, and snow tire or chain requirements, call these state transportation department numbers:
Under some rules, motorists are subject to fines if they block traffic and do not have snow tires on their vehicles.
Snow tires also tend to wear out faster, especially once the snow thaws.
Mutlu also warned drivers to use snow tires if it snows and suggested that commuters use public transportation to help clear traffic in ystanbul, in order to ensure a safe winter in ystanbul for all citizens.
The Parts Department at Steamboat Motors has tons of snow tires to choose from, all of which will aid in driving in winter conditions.
The Oregon Department of Transportation reported packed snow on Highways 128 and 20, and is requiring vehicles to use chains or snow tires.
Now through April 15, 2009, snow tires will be available on all Avis and Budget passenger vehicles in Quebec, as required by law.
All-season tires expect to continue to be the most prominent tire, but consumers in the northern states and Canada will still opt for snow tires in the winter season due to harsh weather and heavy ice and snow road conditions, according to the study.
If snowshoes are snow tires for your feet, crampons are four-wheel drive low-range.
Snow tires offer maximum traction under snow and ice conditions.
if you prefer to have separate summer and winter tires on your vehicle, you're better off getting caught in the dry with snow tires than the other way around.
At the airport, you can pick up a car with snow tires from major rental agencies.