New Hampshire is one of few states that does not issue an instruction permit before issuing a driver’s license. However, there are still requirements and restrictions specific to teen driver’s licenses.
New Hampshire’s distracted driving law prohibits all motorists from using a handheld cellphone or other device to text message or talk while driving. Learns the specifics of these rules and the penalties for a texting or cellphone ticket.
New Hampshire has two types of speeding laws: a “basic speeding law” and “presumed speed limits.” This article explains the differences between the two and the consequences of each type of violation. (Check out our article that discusses different types of speeding laws.) Basic Speeding Law New
If you get caught running a stop sign or red light in New Hampshire, you’ll likely face fines and demerit points on your driving record. This article gives an overview of what the law prohibits and some specific consequences of a stop sign or red light violation.
New Hampshire has laws mandating protection for children in cars. The following table indicates New Hampshire’s requirements. The types of child restraints are discussed in more detail below: New Hampshire Child Restraint Requirements Age/Weight/Height
Obtaining a commercial driver's license (CDL) in New Hampshire requires passage of a skills and knowledge test based upon the type of commercial motor vehicles (CMV) being driven. Federal law requires that CDL drivers crossing state lines must be 21 years of age. States may set different age limits for commercial drivers that operate solely within the state.