New Mexico DWI’ Law, Lawyers, Penalty and Fines
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UPDATED: Jul 16, 2021
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A DWI charge is a serious matter. Whether it’s your first offense or your third offense, you need information and help and you need them fast. Here is your one-stop source for New Mexico DWI lawyers, New Mexico DWI laws, and what a New Mexico DWI attorney can do for you.
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New Mexico DWI Convictions:
Jail: Imprisonment of up to 90 days in jail.
Fine: Up to $700.
License Revocation: Up to 1 year.
Ignition Interlock Device (IID): The court will order an IID be installed on your vehicle(s) at your expense.
Jail: Imprisonment of a minimum of 96 hours in jail, up to 1 year.
Fine: $500 to $1,000.
License Revocation: 2 years.
Ignition Interlock Device: 2 years.
Jail: Imprisonment of a minimum of 30 days in jail, up to 1 year.
Fine: Range from $750 to $1,000.
License Revocation: 3 years.
Ignition Interlock Device: 3 years.
New Mexico BAC Per Se: 0.08 %
High BAC: 0.16%
BAC Zero Tolerance: 0.02%
Commercial Driver BAC While Operating a Commercial Vehicle: 0.04%
New Mexico Implied Consent Law/Test Refusal Consequences: Yes. If you refuse to take an alcohol test, your license will be suspended for one year and you will be prevented from getting a work permit or limited license.
The cost of chemical tests increased from $65 to $85.