fatal crashes http://nhpr.org en Motorcyclist Killed In Franconia Notch Crash Identified http://nhpr.org/post/motorcyclist-killed-franconia-notch-crash-identified <p>The motorcyclist killed Thursday morning in the Franconia Notch has been identified as Robin Staines, 47, of Pembroke, Massachusetts, according to state police.</p><p>Staines was traveling north on the two-lane section of I-93,&nbsp;failed to make the turn at the entrance of the former parking area for the Old Man of the Mountain.</p><p>He was thrown from his Harley-Davidson and was not wearing a helmet.</p><p>Passersby gave him CPR until an ambulance arrived but he died of his injuries at Littleton Regional Hospital.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:57:01 +0000 Chris Jensen 29437 at http://nhpr.org Study: Tougher Teen Licensing In NH Could Have Saved Lives http://nhpr.org/post/study-tougher-teen-licensing-nh-could-have-saved-lives <p>Thirty-five teens died in car crashes in New Hampshire from 2006 through 2010. &nbsp;A new study estimates 14 of them&nbsp;would not have died because they&nbsp;wouldn&#39;t have been in&nbsp;crashes&nbsp;if the state had made it harder for teens to get driver&rsquo;s licenses.</p><p>That&rsquo;s the conclusion of a new study by the<a href="http://www.iihs.org">&nbsp;Insurance Institute for Highway Safety</a>, a research group funded by the insurance industry.</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 20:47:38 +0000 Chris Jensen 6248 at http://nhpr.org Study: Tougher Teen Licensing In NH Could Have Saved Lives