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2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 66: Motor Vehicles
Article 7: Traffic Laws; Signs, Signals and Markings; Accidents; Weight and Size; Traffic Safety, 66-7-1 through 66-7-513
- Section 66-7-1: Repealed.
- Section 66-7-2: Reference to vehicles upon the highways; exceptions.
- Section 66-7-3: Required obedience to traffic laws.
- Section 66-7-4: Obedience to police officers.
- Section 66-7-5: Public officers and employees to obey act; exceptions.
- Section 66-7-6: Authorized emergency vehicles.
- Section 66-7-7: Traffic laws apply to persons riding animals or driving animal-drawn vehicles.
- Section 66-7-8: Provisions uniform throughout state.
- Section 66-7-9: Powers of local authorities.
- Section 66-7-10: No interference with rights of owners of real property with reference thereto.
- Section 66-7-11: New Mexico state police power to close certain highways in emergencies.
- Section 66-7-101: State transportation commission to adopt sign manual.
- Section 66-7-102: State transportation commission to sign all state highways.
- Section 66-7-102.1: State transportation commission; speed limit signs.
- Section 66-7-103: Local traffic-control devices.
- Section 66-7-103.1: Advance signal warning required.
- Section 66-7-104: Obedience to any required traffic-control devices.
- Section 66-7-105: Traffic-control signal legend.
- Section 66-7-106: Pedestrian-control signals.
- Section 66-7-107: Flashing signals.
- Section 66-7-108: Display of unauthorized signs, signals or markings.
- Section 66-7-109: Interference with official traffic-control devices or railroad signs or signals.
- Section 66-7-201: Accidents involving death or personal injuries.
- Section 66-7-202: Accidents involving damage to vehicle.
- Section 66-7-203: Duty to give information and render aid.
- Section 66-7-204: Duty upon striking unattended vehicle.
- Section 66-7-205: Duty upon striking fixtures or other property upon a highway.
- Section 66-7-206: Immediate notice of accidents.
- Section 66-7-207: Written reports of accidents.
- Section 66-7-207.1: Motor vehicle accidents involving a school bus; investigation by a law enforcement officer certified as an accident reconstructionist.
- Section 66-7-208: When driver unable to report.
- Section 66-7-209: Accident report form.
- Section 66-7-210: Repealed.
- Section 66-7-211: District medical investigators to report.
- Section 66-7-212: Garages, dealers and wreckers of vehicles to report.
- Section 66-7-213: Accident reports confidential; exceptions.
- Section 66-7-214: Agency to tabulate and analyze accident reports.
- Section 66-7-215: Any incorporated city may require accident reports.
- Section 66-7-301: Speed regulation.
- Section 66-7-302: Repealed.
- Section 66-7-302.1: Speed limit; conviction; use limited.
- Section 66-7-302.2: Certain speeding convictions to be disregarded in the development or application of a point system.
- Section 66-7-303: Establishment of speed zones.
- Section 66-7-303.1: Construction zones; traffic control devices; penalty.
- Section 66-7-304: County roads; authority to regulate speed limits.
- Section 66-7-305: Minimum speed regulation.
- Section 66-7-306: Special speed limitations.
- Section 66-7-307: Charging violations; rule in civil actions.
- Section 66-7-308: Drive on right side of roadway; exceptions.
- Section 66-7-309: Passing vehicles proceeding in opposite direction [directions].
- Section 66-7-310: Overtaking a vehicle on the left.
- Section 66-7-311: When overtaking on the right is permitted.
- Section 66-7-312: Limitations on overtaking on the left.
- Section 66-7-313: Further limitations on driving to left of center of roadway.
- Section 66-7-314: Movement of hazardous vehicle; escort may be required.
- Section 66-7-315: No-passing zones.
- Section 66-7-316: One-way roadways and rotary traffic islands.
- Section 66-7-317: Driving on roadways laned for traffic.
- Section 66-7-318: Following too closely.
- Section 66-7-319: Driving on divided highways.
- Section 66-7-320: Restricted access.
- Section 66-7-321: Restrictions on use of controlled-access roadway.
- Section 66-7-322: Required position and method of turning at intersections.
- Section 66-7-323: Turning on curve or crest or [of] grade prohibited.
- Section 66-7-324: Starting parked vehicle.
- Section 66-7-325: Turning movements and required signals.
- Section 66-7-326: Signals by hand and arm or signal device.
- Section 66-7-327: Method of giving hand and arm signals.
- Section 66-7-328: Vehicle approaching or entering intersection.
- Section 66-7-329: Vehicles turning left at intersection.
- Section 66-7-330: Vehicles entering stop or yield intersection.
- Section 66-7-331: Vehicle entering highway from private road or driveway.
- Section 66-7-332: Operation of vehicles on approach of authorized emergency vehicles.
- Section 66-7-332.1: Approach of oncoming vehicle; yield right of way.
- Section 66-7-333: Pedestrians subject to traffic regulations.
- Section 66-7-334: Pedestrians' right of way in crosswalks.
- Section 66-7-335: Crossing at other than crosswalks.
- Section 66-7-336: School crossings.
- Section 66-7-337: Drivers to exercise due care.
- Section 66-7-338: Pedestrians to use right half of crosswalk.
- Section 66-7-339: Pedestrians on roadways.
- Section 66-7-340: Pedestrians soliciting rides or business.
- Section 66-7-341: Railroad-highway grade crossing violations; all drivers.
- Section 66-7-342: All vehicles must stop at certain railroad grade crossings.
- Section 66-7-343: Railroad-highway grade crossing violations; certain vehicles required to always stop; exceptions.
- Section 66-7-344: Moving heavy equipment at railroad grade crossings.
- Section 66-7-345: Authority to designate through highways and stop and yield intersections.
- Section 66-7-346: Stop before emerging from alley or private driveway.
- Section 66-7-347: Overtaking and passing school bus.
- Section 66-7-348: Special lighting equipment on school buses.
- Section 66-7-349: Stopping, standing or parking outside of business or residence districts.
- Section 66-7-350: Officers authorized to remove illegally stopped vehicles.
- Section 66-7-351: Stopping, standing or parking prohibited in specified places.
- Section 66-7-352: Additional parking regulations.
- Section 66-7-352.1: Short title.
- Section 66-7-352.2: Legislative intent.
- Section 66-7-352.3: Repealed.
- Section 66-7-352.4: Parking lots; standards.
- Section 66-7-352.5: Unauthorized use; penalties.
- Section 66-7-352.6: Enforcement.
- Section 66-7-353: Unattended motor vehicle.
- Section 66-7-354: Limitation on backing.
- Section 66-7-355: Riding on motorcycles.
- Section 66-7-356: Mandatory use of protective helmets.
- Section 66-7-357: Obstruction to driver's view or driving mechanism.
- Section 66-7-358: Restriction on use of television in motor vehicles.
- Section 66-7-359: Driving on mountain highways.
- Section 66-7-360: Coasting prohibited.
- Section 66-7-361: Following fire apparatus and driving through safety zone prohibited.
- Section 66-7-362: Crossing fire hose.
- Section 66-7-363: Animals on highway.
- Section 66-7-364: Putting injurious material or trash on highway prohibited.
- Section 66-7-365: Recompiled.
- Section 66-7-366: Occupied moving house trailer.
- Section 66-7-367: Improper opening of doors.
- Section 66-7-368: Purpose [of child restraint device provisions].
- Section 66-7-369: Child passenger restraint; enforcement.
- Section 66-7-370: Short title.
- Section 66-7-371: Repealed.
- Section 66-7-372: Safety belt use required; exception.
- Section 66-7-373: Enforcement programs.
- Section 66-7-401: Scope and effect of article [part].
- Section 66-7-402: Width of vehicles.
- Section 66-7-403: Projecting loads on passenger vehicles.
- Section 66-7-404: Height and length of vehicles and loads.
- Section 66-7-405: Minimum vehicle size.
- Section 66-7-406: Special load limits.
- Section 66-7-407: Loads on vehicles.
- Section 66-7-408: Trailers and towed vehicles.
- Section 66-7-409: Load limits on single axles, wheels and tires.
- Section 66-7-410: Gross weight of vehicles and loads.
- Section 66-7-411: Authorized representative may weigh vehicles and require removal of excess loads; graduated penalties.
- Section 66-7-412: Special farm permits.
- Section 66-7-413: Permits for excessive size and weight; special notification required on movement of manufactured homes.
- Section 66-7-413.1: Farm carriers; excessive size; limitation.
- Section 66-7-413.2: Engineering investigations for vehicles in excess of one hundred seventy thousand pounds.
- Section 66-7-413.3: Repealed.
- Section 66-7-413.4: Permits for excessive weight.
- Section 66-7-413.5: Exemption; vehicles used to transport seed cotton modules; limitations.
- Section 66-7-413.6: Multiple trip special permit allowance; vehicles used to transport oilfield equipment; limitations.
- Section 66-7-413.7: Multiple trip special permit allowance; fee; vehicles used to transport agricultural products; limitations.
- Section 66-7-414: Exemptions; implements of husbandry.
- Section 66-7-415: When the state transportation commission or local authorities may restrict right to use streets.
- Section 66-7-416: Liability for damage; unlawful use of highways; penalties.
- Section 66-7-501: Short title.
- Section 66-7-502: Legislative intent.
- Section 66-7-503: Definitions.
- Section 66-7-504: Bureau; creation; administrative head.
- Section 66-7-505: Advisory committee; creation; members; terms.
- Section 66-7-506: Bureau; functions; powers; duties.
- Section 66-7-506.1: DWI prevention and education program; organ donation.
- Section 66-7-507: Approval of accident-investigation programs; privacy of victims.
- Section 66-7-508: Confidentiality of records.
- Section 66-7-509: Annual reports.
- Section 66-7-510: Bureau; information request.
- Section 66-7-511: Acceptance of gifts; function of advisory committee.
- Section 66-7-512: Traffic safety education and enforcement fund created.
- Section 66-7-513: Safe routes to school program.
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