British Columbia approved as an alternative traction device. Government website. Press release.
Development, tests, approval, certification of the product has been done in close cooperation with leading car manufacturers and different national and international accredited certification bodies.
Since the year 2001, AutoSock for car is certified and monitored by the TÜV SÜD safety and performance standard PPP 53219, legally for cars with and without trailers (vehicle classes M1, N1, O1 & O2) and since the year 2006, also AutoSock for truck and busses is certified and monitored by the other TÜV SÜD safety and performance standard PPP 53283, legally for vehicles > 3,5 to (7700 lbs), with and without trailers (vehicle classes M2, M3, N2, N3, O3, O4) as a “Winter Protective Overall” and “Snow Chain Equivalent”, and with that registered as the first product in a new non metal based product category in addition to metal based now chains.
In 2008 AutoSock met the requirements of the ÖNORM V 5121.
Today, AutoSock is also approved already by car manufacturers, including BMW Group, Citroën, Fiat Group, Hyundai, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Seat, Suzuki, Daihatsu, Volvo, VW and others.
The following chart is the result of a cross testing campaign, performed by an independent accredited certification body in 2011.