2017 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title XXI - MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 265 - RULES OF THE ROAD
Section 265:156 - Funeral Procession Right-of-Way; Funeral Escort Vehicles; Funeral Lead Vehicles.
265:156 Funeral Procession Right-of-Way; Funeral Escort Vehicles; Funeral Lead Vehicles. Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter to the contrary, the following provisions shall apply:     I. The operator of a funeral lead vehicle shall comply with stop signs and traffic control signals. When the funeral lead vehicle has proceeded across an intersection in accordance with a signal or after stopping as required by a stop sign, all vehicles in the funeral procession may proceed without stopping, regardless of the sign or signal. The lead vehicle and the vehicles in the funeral procession shall proceed with due caution. Operators of vehicles in a funeral procession shall have the right-of-way.     II. All vehicles comprising a funeral procession shall follow the preceding vehicle in the funeral procession as closely as is practical and safe. Each vehicle of the funeral procession shall be appropriately marked by having funeral flags or windshield signage, and headlights, taillights, and, if so equipped, hazard flasher on. A funeral escort or funeral lead vehicle shall use and be equipped with a purple flashing or emergency light.
Source. 2001, 196:1, eff. Jan. 1, 2002.
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