seatbelts http://nhpr.org en CDC Gives N.H. Low Marks On Some Vehicle Safety Laws http://nhpr.org/post/cdc-gives-nh-low-marks-some-vehicle-safety-laws <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says New Hampshire has scored well overall in 10 areas of prevention, such as food safety and reporting infections, but it has room for improvement. &nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>A report rates the states on each of them with a green, yellow or red mark. &nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The state got green ratings for food safety, preventing health care-associated infections, HIV testing laws and data reporting. Sun, 26 Jan 2014 16:13:40 +0000 Associated Press 42454 at http://nhpr.org About 25 Percent of Those Killed in 2011 Crashes Were Thrown From Their Vehicles http://nhpr.org/post/about-25-percent-those-killed-2011-crashes-were-thrown-their-vehicles <p>New Hampshire remains the only state that doesn&rsquo;t require adults to wear seat belts and many of the people killed in the state last year in crashes were thrown from their&nbsp;vehicles.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>By the end of 2011 eighty-eight people had been killed in traffic accidents in the state.</p><p>About a quarter of them were either thrown completely from their vehicles or partially ejected, according to state figures.</p><p>That means they were probably not wearing seat belts.</p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 17:39:12 +0000 Chris Jensen 1221 at http://nhpr.org