2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 66-1-4.12 — Definitions.

66-1-4.12. Definitions. 

As used in the Motor Vehicle Code:

A.     "nonrepairable vehicle" means a vehicle of a type otherwise subject to registration that:

(1)     has no resale value except as a source of parts or scrap metal or that the owner irreversibly designates as a source of parts or scrap metal or for destruction;

(2)     has been substantially stripped as a result of theft or is missing all of the bolts on sheet metal body panels, all of the doors and hatches, substantially all of the interior components and substantially all of the grill and light assemblies and has little or no resale value other than its worth as a source of a vehicle identification number that could be used illegally; or

(3)     is a substantially burned vehicle that has burned to the extent that there are no more usable or repairable body or interior components, tires and wheels or drive train components or that the owner irreversibly designates for destruction or as having little or no resale value other than its worth as a source of scrap metal or as a source of a vehicle identification number that could be used illegally;

B.     "nonrepairable vehicle certificate" means a vehicle ownership document conspicuously labeled "NONREPAIRABLE" issued to the owner of the nonrepairable vehicle;

C.     "nonresident" means every person who is not a resident of this state;

D.     "nonresident commercial driver's license" means a commercial driver's license issued by a state defined within "state" to an individual who resides in another state or foreign jurisdiction; and

E.     "nonresident's operating privilege" means the privilege conferred upon a nonresident by the laws of this state pertaining to the operation by the nonresident of a motor vehicle, or the use of a motor vehicle owned by the nonresident, in this state.

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