Traffic Regulations, Handicapped Placards & Parking Laws

Important information:


State of New Hampshire Parking Laws:  Parking is NOT allowed in the following places:

  • Alongside another parked vehicle (no double parking). 
  • On a sidewalk. 
  • In an intersection. 
  • On a crosswalk. 
  • On any bridge. 
  • In any highway tunnel. 
  • In such a way that blocks traffic or is a hazard to others on the road. 
  • On any street where there is not clearance for other vehicles to pass between the parked vehicles and the far curb. 
  • In front of a driveway. 
  • Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant. 
  • Within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection. 
  • Within 30 feet of a stop sign, yield sign or traffic control signal.
  • Within 20 feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station or within 75 feet on the opposite side of the street. 
  • Within 50 feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing. 
  • At any place where signs or pavement markings tell you that you cannot park. 
  • Parking spaces, including access aisles, that are reserved for individuals with walking disabilities. A conviction for parking in such spaces carries with it a fine of AT LEAST $250.00
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