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New Hampshire Bans Handheld Cellphone Use While Driving

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New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan has signed a bill banning handheld cellphone use while driving in New Hampshire as of July 1, 2015.

The bill continues to allow adults to talk on cellphones while driving if they use hands-free phones, devices built into the vehicle or two-way radios. It also bans all cellphone use while driving by minors.

The ban will apply while drivers are stopped temporarily, such as at a red light, but not if they have pulled over and stopped. The bill doesn’t apply in an emergency.

Offenders will face a $100 fine for a first offense, a $250 fine for a second offense and a $500 fine for subsequent offenses within 24 months.

Governor Hassan issued the following statement after signing HB 1370, a measure relative to use of certain electronic devices while driving:

“Distracted driving was one of the leading causes of traffic fatalities in New Hampshire and across the nation in 2013, and it is an increasing danger that we must address in order to keep our roads safe. By reducing distracted driving, this bipartisan legislation will help save lives. I thank Representative Pantelakos and legislators from both parties for working to improve the safety of our roads and our people.”

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