Coming into force in November 2021, the mountain law requires drivers to equip their vehicles with specific accessories. This obligation concerns all motorists traveling in 48 mountainous departments in France , including Bas-Rhin.
The mountain law is effective throughout the winter period, namely between November 1 and March 31. of each year.
LIST OF MUNICIPALITIES CONCERNED
It has now been more than a year since winter equipment (snow chains, socks, winter tires, etc.) became mandatory for driving in certain municipalities in Alsace . In all, 138 municipalities concerned in the department of Bas-Rhin . Here is their list:
WHAT SANCTIONS IN CASE OF NON-COMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW?
Between November 2022 and March 2023, any motorist breaking the law (i.e. driving without suitable equipment) will be given a fixed fine of €135. This contravention of class 4 may be associated with loss of points on driving license or immobilization of the vehicle .
The regulations concern light vehicles, utility vehicles, motorhomes, heavy goods vehicles without trailers, buses and coaches. They must therefore be equipped with appropriate anti-slip and anti-slip devices.
Signs on the road indicate mountainous areas where the law must be applied during the snow season.
DISCOVER MUSHER’S ANTI-SLIP TIRES
In order to improve the safety of road users in snowy weather, Musher has developed anti-slip over-tyres. 100% French manufacturing . These equipment were developed by the French company SEBELTECH which has designed a 3D shape memory knit that perfectly matches the contour of your tires, whatever the type of vehicle you have . Much less restrictive than snow tires for example, this equipment is removable and thus allows motorists to adapt to the road on which they are traveling.
Compliant with regulations road surfaces of panel B26 and those of panel B58 , our over-tyres offer exceptional resistance regardless of the difficulty of the terrain and benefit from a two-year warranty .
Thanks to the intuitive installation system of this accessory, assembly will take you less than 5 minutes, which is a huge time saving compared to snow socks or even chains.
For even more comfort during installation, we invite you to discover our pack composed of :
- 5 pairs of disposable sleeves
- a pair of protective gloves
- a laying mat
- a pair of Musher snow socks
- an instruction guide
- a storage bag
In terms of grip , our anti-slip over-tyres have been specially designed to best respond to weather constraints. Indeed, whether it is snow , ice or dry bitumen ( in accordance with European standard EN 16662-1 – UTAC CERAM ), this equipment adapts perfectly to all vehicles, even those which are said to be “non-chainable”.
Note that this is a technology patented by the INPI.
With Musher, snowy roads will no longer scare you! Get ready to enjoy your stay in the mountains and ride safely!
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