Submitted by NH State Police:
It's been almost one month to-the-day from our last big snowfall in New Hampshire. The roads are greasy! Our Troopers, in concert with the Department of Transportation, are working diligently on keeping our roadways safe for our commmuting motorists. Please be patient and avoid excessive actions while braking, steering, or accelerating to lessen the chances of losing control of your vehicle.
On Wednesday we experienced approximately 67 vehicle crashes and 65 vehicles off the road, with a higher concentration of these incidents on I-93 from the Concord area and south to the Massachusetts border, on the Everett Turnpike, on I-89, and on I-95.
During inclement weather, if you must be on the roadways, please:
- Slow down to a speed that is reasonable for these conditions,
- Move over for emergency vehicles,
- Heed the warnings listed on the DOT messaging signs,
- And give more space between your vehicle and others in an effort to give you increased reaction time.
We at the New Hampshirte State Police believe safety is a team effort. Our team consisits of State Troopers, the Department of Transportation, and you, the motoring public. Together we can be winners by making our highways safe during inclement weather conditions.