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tire chain

noun
1.
a chain fitting over the tire of a car, truck, or other vehicle, to increase traction and prevent skidding on roads covered with ice or snow.
Also called skid chain.
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  • Inclement weather imposes road restrictions and limited access, in addition to tire chain controls in specific park areas.
  • They are resistant to thermal stresses created by wide temperature variations and to tire chain wear.
  • Any tire chain, bar grip, or other device affixed to a tire in any way would be prohibited.

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