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 66-7-367: Improper opening of doors.

NM Stat § 66-7-367 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

66-7-367. Improper opening of doors.

It is a misdemeanor for any person to:

A. open the door of a vehicle on the side near moving traffic unless:

(1) it is reasonably safe to do so; and

(2) the door can be opened without interfering with the movement of traffic; or

B. leave a door of a vehicle open on the side of the vehicle near moving traffic for a period of time longer than necessary to load or unload passengers.

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