New Hampshire Motorcycle Laws - View All States Motorcycle Laws
We have put together a simple list of the primary New Hampshire state motorcycle laws to help you when traveling through New Hampshire on a motorcycle. These New Hampshire motorcycle laws where confirmed accurate as of the time of publishing and are provided to you as a reference only. For New Hampshire's complete motorcycle laws, please visit the New Hampshire state Motor Vehicle website.

Safety Helmet: Not Required
Eye Protection: Required by law unless equipped with windscreen
Passenger Age: No Restriction
Helmet Speakers: No Restrictions
Mirrors: Rear View Mirror Required
Headlight: Modulating headlight permitted
Turn Signals: Required by law unless manufactured prior to January 1, 1973.
Handlebars: Handlebars cannot be above rider's shoulders
Muffler: Muffler required.
Noise Restrictions: Max sound level of no more than 106dBA when measured 20 inches from the exhaust pipe at a 45 degree angle (Title 21, Chapter 266:59-a)
Riding Two Abreast in Lane: Driving Motorcycles on Roadways Laned for Traffic. – I. All motorcycles are entitled to the full use of a lane and no motor vehicle shall be driven in such a manner as to deprive any motorcycle of the full use of a lane; provided, however, that 2 motorcycles may ride abreast in a single lane.
Lane Splitting: Driving Motorcycles on Roadways Laned for Traffic II. The driver of a motorcycle shall not overtake and pass in the same lane occupied by the vehicle being overtaken. III. No person shall drive a motorcycle on a roadway between lanes of traffic or between adjacent lines or rows of vehicles.
Insurance: Compulsory Liability (Minimum Limits)(25/50/25) - Financial responsibility required. Persons under 18 must show proof of insurance when applying for driver's license.

These state motorcycle laws very verified as current at the time they were published on this page. Some laws may have been changed or repealed and new laws may have be added. Check with state and/or local authorities for the most up to date laws and regulations.