Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have a question about policing or the law? You may be able to find the answer here.
Through our frequently asked questions section we aim to help you find the answers you need without having to call us to ask for information. We've provided answers to questions on a range of topics which are regularly asked of police forces up and down the country.
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There is no specific legislation referring to snow chains. However, the law states that the tyre must be suitable having regard to the use to which the vehicle or trailer is being put or to the type of tyres fitted to its other wheels. This could mean that a person may commit an offence if they use snow chains when there is no snow. Please see the related website for further information.