June 24, 2010

New Hampshire Certificate of Title Please be advised that New Hampshire will begin issuing a redesigned certificate of title for motor vehicles in July 2010. The significant changes reflected in the new design are as follows: The size of the title certificate has been increased to 8.5″X11″. The vehicle identification number (VIN) will print twice […]

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June 4, 2010

Mechanic Pass Codes When a new mechanic is certified by the State Police there is a waiting period before the mechanic’s name will appear on the NHOST unit. During this time period, the mechanic should be fulfilling the NHOST training requirement using the ‘Training and Information Materials’ on the NHOST unit. This information can be […]

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May 20, 2010

Printer Upgrade Gordon Darby will soon make Dell laser printers available to stations as an upgrade to the ink jet printers currently being used on NHOST units. As a preliminary step this email is being sent out to gauge the interest of NH inspection stations to this kind of an upgrade. There are several factors […]

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May 6, 2010

Electrical and Phone line Wiring Recent thunderstorms have raised the issue of electrical and phone line wiring required in inspection stations for proper operation of the NHOST unit. Improper wiring can damage the NHOST unit, including PC and modem, particularly during a thunderstorm. It is important to understand that a lightning strike directly to your […]

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May 5, 2010

Early Inspections RSA 261:62, II (d) was recently amended via Chapter 140, House Bill 448-Local and now allows for a person to renew a vehicle registration during the 4 months prior to its expiration without having to verify the owner’s absence from the State. When RSA 266:1, I-III is read in conjunction with RSA 261:62, […]

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March 23, 2010

Inspection Sticker Process Reminder The State Police has asked that the Inspection Stations be reminded that the clear sticker is to be issued ONLY to vehicles that pass safety and fail OBD emissions THE CLEAR STICKER NUMBER MUST COINCIDE WITH THE MONTH THE INSPECTION TAKES PLACE. This is not necessarily the owner’s birth month. It […]

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