2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 66 - Motor Vehicles
Article 7 - Traffic Laws; Signs, Signals and Markings; Accidents; Weight and Size; Traffic Safety
Part 4 - TRAFFIC LAWS GENERALLY
Section 66-7-302.1 - Speed limit; conviction; use limited.

NM Stat § 66-7-302.1 (2016) What's This?

66-7-302.1. Speed limit; conviction; use limited.

A. The division shall not use a violation of Section 66-7-301 NMSA 1978, where the posted speed limit is designated as fifty-five or sixty-five miles an hour, for the purpose of suspending or revoking a driver's license unless the driver was exceeding the speed of seventy-five miles an hour.

B. An insurer shall not consider a violation of Section 66-7-301 NMSA 1978, where the posted speed limit is designated as fifty-five or sixty-five miles an hour, as a moving traffic violation against a person unless the person was exceeding the speed of seventy-five miles an hour for the purpose of establishing rates of motor vehicle insurance charged by the insurer, and the insurer shall not cancel or refuse to renew any policy of insurance for such a violation.

History: 1978 Comp., 66-7-302.1, enacted by Laws 1989, ch. 318, 30 and Laws 1989, ch. 319, 8; 1991, ch. 55, 1; 2013, ch. 31, 1.

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