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New Hampshire Telephones: What you need to know

New Hampshire currently does not have a law specifically against the use of cell phones while driving. Driving impaired by the distraction of cell phone use would violate the law against reckless driving (NH Rev. Stat. Sec. 265:79). The minimum fine for reckless driving is $250.
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A motorist who uses two hands to type a text message or operate an electronic telecommunications device while driving violates the law (NH Rev. Stat. Sec. 265:105-a).
Entering a phone number or an address into a cell phone or global positioning system is not currently considered a violation of this law.
Effective July 1, 2015, the "Use of Mobile Electronic Devices While Driving; Prohibition" amends the law prohibiting the use of handheld mobile devices to:
• Read, compose, view, or post any electronic message
• Initiate, receive, or conduct a conversation
• Initiate a command or request to access the Internet
• Input information into a global positioning system or navigation device, or
• Manually type a date into any other portable electronic device.
Any motorist found with a handheld device near his or her ear while driving will be presumed to be making a call under the law.
The law applies whether the vehicle is in motion or is stopped in traffic. However, motorists may use such devices when the vehicle is completely stopped and pulled off the road.
Exemptions. Calling 911 or the number of a law enforcement agency, fire department, or emergency medical provider is exempt from the law, as is the use of emergency two-way radios.
Violations. Violators of the law will be subject to a $100 fine plus a penalty assessment to their driver’s licenses for a first ...

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