EQUIPMENT OF VEHICLES
The director shall establish a procedure for the external visual examination for rust of private passenger vehicles and light trucks during the inspection required by RSA 266:1. The procedure shall include requirements for further examination if substantial rust is observed. No private passenger vehicle or light truck shall pass the inspection requirements of RSA 266:1 if the procedure reveals any of the following:
I. Rust that permits exhaust gases to enter the passenger or cargo compartment.
II. Any metal or any loose or dislocated parts protuding from the surface of the vehicle so as to create a hazard.
III. A bumper that is rusted so that it is not firmly attached or that has broken or torn portions protruding from the surface so as to create a hazard.
IV. A frame that is not in solid condition.
Source. 2018, 43:1, eff. Jan. 1, 2019.