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 66-7-342 - All vehicles must stop at certain railroad grade crossings.

NM Stat § 66-7-342 (2016) What's This?

66-7-342. All vehicles must stop at certain railroad grade crossings.

The state transportation commission and local authorities with the approval of the state transportation commission are hereby authorized to designate particularly dangerous highway grade crossings of railroads and to erect stop signs at those crossings. When such stop signs are erected, the driver of any vehicle shall stop within fifty feet but not less than fifteen feet from the nearest rail of the railroad and shall proceed only upon exercising due care.

History: 1953 Comp., 64-7-342, enacted by Laws 1978, ch. 35, 446; 2003, ch. 142, 21.

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