12/15/2013 12:43 EST | Updated 02/14/2014 05:59 EST

Winter tires mandatory as of today

Winter tires are now officially mandatory on all passenger vehicles registered in Quebec.

Quebec’s Highway Safety Code requires winter tires between December 15 and March 15. For more information on the regulations, including tire specifications, consult Transports Québec’s website.

Fines for not complying with the regulation can result in fines of $200 to $300.