There is no law that requires the use of chains on the Hogback Mountain portion of VT Rte 9. The only mandatory chain-up area is from the chain-up site in Wilmington to the chain-up site in Bennington.
More information on Vermont Chain Up law
Chain requirements for vehicles with weight ratings of more than 26,000 pounds
It is unlawful for any person to act as a rental company without being licensed as such.
On or before January 1 of each year, an applicant for a rental company license shall file an application furnished by the Commissioner. The application shall not be under oath but shall contain a declaration that it is made under the penalties of perjury. Upon receipt and review of an application the Commissioner may issue a license to an applicant which will remain in effect for one year or until such time as surrendered or revoked.