Rockingham County

NH authorities crack down on ‘hazardous driving behavior,’ cite 71 drivers in 3 hours

SALEM, N.H. — Authorities in New Hampshire cited nearly 24 drivers per hour on Monday amidst a new push for increased public safety on Granite State highways.

New Hampshire State Police say they identified 71 violations in 3 hours on I-93 in Salem after concentrating on “reducing speed and other hazardous driving behavior.”

Among the violations was 1 driver traveling at 100 mph, 24 drivers traveling at over 90 mph, and 2 drivers cited for operating after a suspension, according to officials.

Police say they utilized the State Police aircraft to identify hazardous drivers, “with the goal of keeping New Hampshire’s roadways safe for all residents and visitors.”

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