[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Las Vegas 2-17-2010 by Ord. No. 09-25. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES012a Parallel Tables 012b Penalty Assessment Program
Penalty assessments for nontraffic violations — See Ch. 179.
Signs — See Ch. 347.
Streets, sidewalks, rights-of-way and driveways — See Ch. 377.
Editor's Note: This chapter comprises the New Mexico Uniform Traffic Ordinance, 2004 Compilation, and contains all revisions through 2009.
Preface to 2004 Compilation of the New Mexico Uniform Traffic Ordinance: This Uniform Traffic Ordinance consists of the 2004 Compilation, which replaces the 1997 Compilation and amendments through 2009. The citations in parentheses are to the 1978 New Mexico Statutes Annotated (or as amended since 1979). These citations at the end of a paragraph indicate comparable provisions in the state law. The exact language in the State Motor Vehicle Code has been used in the ordinance wherever possible. An asterisk (*) at the end of a paragraph indicates that there are no comparable provisions in the State Code. A reference includes any unreferenced paragraphs that precede it.
Article I Definitions
Article II Traffic Administration
Article III Application of Traffic Regulations
§ 12-3-5 Application of traffic regulations to persons propelling push carts, riding animals or driving animal-drawn vehicles.
Article IV Accidents and Accident Reports
Article V Signs, Signals and Markings
Article VI Traffic Regulations
§ 12-6-7.4 Operation of vehicle on approach of authorized emergency vehicle; approach of oncoming vehicle.
§ 12-6-7.7 Certain vehicles required to always stop at railroad-highway grade crossings; exceptions.
§ 12-6-11.1 Permit for excessive size and weight; special notification required on movement of manufactured homes.
§ 12-6-12.1 Operating motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs; chemical testing; officer to file statement; immediate license revocation.
§ 12-6-12.2 Operating motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs; violations and penalties; sentencing; fees.
§ 12-6-13.14 Consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages in open containers in motor vehicle prohibited; exceptions.
§ 12-6-17.4 Blood-alcohol tests; persons qualified to perform tests; relief from civil and criminal liability.
Article VII Special Rules for Motorcycles and Off-Highway Vehicles
Article VIII Operation of Bicycles
Article IX Parking Regulations
Article X Vehicle Regulations
§ 12-10-1.12 Windshield must be unobstructed and equipped with wipers; windows must be transparent; exceptions.
§ 12-10-1.12A Sun screening material on windshields and windows; requirements; violations and penalties.
Article XI Traffic Violations Bureau
Article XII Penalties and Procedures On Arrest
Article XIII Effect and Short Title