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Unread 09-10-2013, 09:36 AM   #31
Michel347
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Rquired Dec 15 to March 15 on passenger vehicles registered in Quebec.

Pointless law really, they would be better served on mandating tire tread depth.
They do as well, the ex-boyfriend of my daughter got a ticket last winter for that

Also about the Duratrac, they have the snowflake symbol, and still allowed here in Quebec for this winter, but I heard that they won't be aloud next year, they don't have the right rubber composition.

Also the remark about studs, the studs are effective on ice when the temperature is around freezing point, colder than this, studless tires like Michelin X-Ice, Blizzaks, ... become more effective.

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Unread 09-10-2013, 03:09 PM   #32
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Habber, Do Quebec insurers still require you guys to have snowflake tires in the winter?

I remember reading a few years ago that the year they implemented/enforced it, nobody could find snowflake tires in stores and people were having them stolen off their cars. Is any of that still the case?
Yes we need to have the snow flake on tires between Dec 15-march 15 except for trucks but that will change next year too. They will also have to have snowflake on the tires too.

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Unread 09-10-2013, 06:59 PM   #33
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If you decide on the Duratracs, I found out from a very "driven to succeed" salesman at Sears that they will beat any price you can find. I ended up buying mine from them for a better price than anywhere else. I don't think they readily advertise the policy but I would ask them to beat the best price you can find before you buy elsewhere.
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Unread 09-10-2013, 08:22 PM   #34
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Good advice. I'm surprised they even carry them let alone price match. Ill check

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Unread 09-10-2013, 09:12 PM   #35
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Good advice. I'm surprised they even carry them let alone price match. Ill check

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They didn't stock them but they were happy to order them and had them in less than a week.
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Unread 09-10-2013, 09:28 PM   #36
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I wonder if they have them here in Canada. Ill check but somehow doubt it.

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Unread 09-16-2013, 02:01 PM   #37
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Duratracs should do well all year round
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