2017 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title XXI - MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 265 - RULES OF THE ROAD
Section 265:61 - Speed Exception.
265:61 Speed Exception. The speed limitations set forth in RSA 265:60 shall not apply to vehicles when driven with due regard for safety under the direction of the peace officers in the chase or apprehension of violators of the law or of persons charged with or suspected of any such violation, nor to fire department or fire patrol vehicles when traveling in response to a fire alarm, nor to public or private ambulances or other emergency vehicles when traveling in emergencies. This exemption shall not, however, protect the driver of any such vehicle from the consequences of a reckless disregard of the safety of others.
Source. 1937, 125:2. RL 119:33. RSA 263:57. 1959, 179:1. 1963, 330:1. RSA 262-A:55. 1981, 146:1, eff. Jan. 1, 1982.
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