Direct from the Ohio General Statutes....
[§ 5589.08.1] § 5589.081. Studded tires; prohibitions.
(A) For purposes of this section, "studded tire" means any tire designed for use on a vehicle, and equipped with metal studs or studs of wear-resisting material that project beyond the tread of the traction surface of the tire; and "motor vehicle," "street or highway," "public safety vehicle," and "school bus" have the same meaning as given those terms in section 4511.01 of the Revised Code.
(B) No person shall operate any motor vehicle, other than a public safety vehicle or school bus, that is equipped with studded tires on any street or highway in this state, except during the period extending from the first day of November of each year through the fifteenth day of April of the succeeding year.
(C) This section does not apply to the use of tire chains when there is snow or ice on the streets or highways where such chains are being used, or the immediate vicinity thereof.
HISTORY: 135 v H 398 (Eff 1-1-74); 136 v S 40. Eff 3-12-75.