CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire invoice geared toward strengthening penalties for repeat drunk drivers is headed to the governor’s desk.
The Home on Thursday agreed to the Senate’s model of Tyler Shaw’s Legislation, named for a 20-year-old Harmony man who died in 2018 when a repeat drunk driver sped off a freeway exit, by way of a cease signal and into Shaw’s truck.
The invoice, which Gov. Chris Sununu mentioned he plans to signal, would improve penalties to 10 to twenty years in jail for drunk drivers who kill or maim somebody after a previous driving whereas intoxicated conviction.
“If it deters one particular person, if it saves one particular person’s life, if it saves a mother from having to maneuver round her grief on a regular basis dwelling with out her son, then it’s value it,” Shaw’s mom, Beth Shaw, informed WMUR-TV.
Extra articles from the BDN