No Excuse: NH State Police Will Write You a Ticket for Disobeying This Law
It's no joke. If you get pulled over for not clearing the snow and ice from your vehicle, you could get fined upwards of one-thousand-dollars.
New Hampshire State Police are cracking down on violators of 'Jessica's Law.' If a trooper sees that your vehicle has not been cleared of snow and/or ice, you could be fined. Those who do not obey this law could face fines of $250-$500 for the first offense and $500-$1000 for offenses after the first one.
The law is named for Jessica Smith who was killed back in 2002 after ice from a tractor-trailer hit a box truck, which in turn hit Smith's car and killed her.
Jessica's Law was passed after Jessica Smith was killed when ice from a tractor-trailer hit a box truck that ended up hitting her car. The law has been in effect since 2002.