New Hampshire's road safety laws cover insurance requirements, seat belt use laws, and regulations on what you can and can't do while driving. These policies are aimed at ensuring citizens freedom of movement while imposing reasonable restrictions to ensure public safety.
What do NH Citizens Have to Say?
Hands Free Law Effectiveness
Strong majority believe hands-free law is ineffective - 323 participants
Police Cellphone Checks
Slight majority favor allowing police to check cellphones after accidents - 1,248 participants
Hands Free Driving Enforcement
Majority in favor of keeping mobile use while driving a primary offense - 293 participants
School Bus Seat Belts
Majority believe school buses should have seat belts – 509 citizens
Hands Free Driving Law
Slight majority support hands-free driving law - 332 participants
Cell Phone Ban
Majority oppose proposed ban on cell phone use while driving - 129 participants
New Hampshire is one of the few states without an adult seat belt requirement, or a rule that drivers must carry car insurance, but the Granite State does impose restrictions on the use of cell phones while driving. The state continues to debate regulations for self-driving or autonomous vehicles and a host of other issues.