Knowing the rules of the road while driving in New Hampshire is key to staying safe and being a conscientious motorist. It can also help you avoid a ticket from a law enforcement officer.
In this article, you can learn more about New Hampshire traffic offenses and motor vehicle laws.
Use the following driving manuals and vehicle codes:
The comprehensive manuals and vehicle codes in the bullets above cover several topics. The links at the end of this article also go in-depth about state-specific traffic laws and public safety rules.
This article and the linked materials will help you learn about:
- Driver's license suspension, revocation, and reinstatement
- Laws for using electronic devices and sending/reading text messages while driving
- Basic traffic laws and common traffic violations like who has the right of way, where to make a U-turn, and what happens if you run a red light
- Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) laws
- Speed limit information for varying roads and highways and applicable minimum speed rules
- Rules for situations like overtaking a school bus or yielding for emergency vehicles
- Pedestrian control signals and crosswalks
- Safety requirements for a child passenger
New Hampshire Traffic Law Chart
Find the relevant laws for New Hampshire in the chart below.
Traffic Violation? Get Help Now
If you have been cited for a traffic violation in the state of New Hampshire such as reckless driving or running a stop sign, you should contact a traffic ticket attorney in your area for legal advice.
An experienced attorney can review your citation to ensure the police officer followed the law. This may save you an expensive fine, a ding on your driving record, and points off your driver's license.