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Strange Driving Laws and Facts in New Hampshire

No matter where you live in the U.S., we can guarantee there are plenty of weird laws and facts about your state, including some that are related to driving and cars. The Granite State is no exception. New Hampshire has its fair share of strange driving laws and facts. Below we have listed a few for you to be aware of.

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6 Weird Driving Laws and Fun Facts for NH

  1. You are not allowed to operate machinery on Sundays. Excess noise from machinery is prohibited on the day of rest, so put that lawn mower away!
  2. New Hampshire is the only state where seatbelts are not required by law, though we STRONGLY recommend it.
  3. Motorcyclists are not obligated by law to wear a helmet, though, again, we strongly recommend it.
  4. The snowmobile was invented in Ossipee, NH.
  5. New Hampshire was the first state to install a green LED traffic light on May 17, 1996.
  6. It’s illegal to inhale bus fumes or exhaust to intentionally induce euphoria or “get high.”

What are some other driving- or car-related facts for New Hampshirites? Let us know if we forgot any! If you’re in the market for a new or used vehicle, feel free to check out our current inventory here at Quirk Volkswagen of Manchester. Contact our team if you have any questions or if you’d like to schedule a time to get behind the wheel.

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