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 66-7-367 - Improper opening of doors.
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.
History: 1953 Comp., 64-18-66, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 169, 10; recompiled as 1953 Comp., 64-7-367, by Laws 1978, ch. 35, 471.
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