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 66-7-309 - Passing vehicles proceeding in opposite direction directions.

NM Stat § 66-7-309 (2016) What's This?

66-7-309. Passing vehicles proceeding in opposite direction [directions].

Drivers of vehicles proceeding in opposite directions shall pass each other to the right, and upon roadways having width for not more than one line of traffic in each direction each driver shall give to the other at least one-half of the main-traveled portion of the roadway as nearly as possible.

History: 1941 Comp., 68-2409, enacted by Laws 1953, ch. 139, 64; 1953 Comp., 64-18-9; recompiled as 1953 Comp., 64-7-309, by Laws 1978, ch. 35, 413.

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