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2015 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title XXI - MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 262 - ANTITHEFT LAWS, OFFENSES, PENALTIES, HABITUAL OFFENDERS, ARREST OF NONRESIDENTS AND ABANDONED VEHICLES
Section 262:32 - Reasons for Removal and Impoundment.
NH Rev Stat § 262:32 (2015) What's This?
262:32 Reasons for Removal and Impoundment. An authorized official may cause the removal and storage of a vehicle if he has reasonable grounds to believe that:
I. A vehicle has been left unattended on the paved portion of a toll road, turnpike, or interstate and defense highway for a period of greater than 4 hours;
II. A vehicle has been left unattended on any way or the right-of-way thereof for a period of greater than 24 hours;
III. A vehicle is obstructing any way or the access thereto, or access to a public building, or is or will be a menace to traffic if allowed to remain, or is obstructing snow removal or highway maintenance operations;
IV. The owner or legal occupant of private property has complained that a vehicle is obstructing the passage of vehicles from a public street or highway onto the driveway of such private property;
V. A vehicle is reported stolen, or is apparently abandoned, or without proper registration, or apparently unsafe to be driven;
VI. The owner or custodian of the vehicle is under arrest or otherwise incapacitated, and the vehicle will be a menace to traffic if permitted to remain; or
VII. A vehicle has been left unattended within a state-owned park and ride facility for a period of greater than 21 days.
Source. 1931, 83:1. RL 121:1. RSA 266:1. 1981, 146:1; 361:1, 3. 2006, 254:3. 2008, 210:3, eff. Aug. 15, 2008.
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