Chapter 10, Section C:
Reinstatement Codes


Revised July 18, 2008


 

Separate mailing

 

All original paperwork for FR1s, FR2s, MR1s and Bankruptcy reinstatements must be sent in to be microfilmed in Drivers Services. Once all proper documents are in order, including clerks initials, Misc. Trans. Form #, and Field Office #, the office manager can make the update.

 

If the office manager does not have the access necessary to these screens, contact the appropriate update office and fax all documentation to them. Once the screens have been updated, the clerk can reinstate the license.

 

Mail copies of all documents to Attn: FR Section, Driver Services, P.O. Box 1028, Santa Fe NM 87504

 

 

Motor Vehicle Division Violation Codes

 

Vio Code

Statute Number

Points

Description

AC1

66-8-101B

-

Violation of a motor vehicle law resulting in bodily injury.

CC1

65-2-83

-

Failure to comply with SCC rules or regulations.

CC2

65-2-84

-

Failure to obtain intrastate authority.

CC3

65-2-105

-

Failure to register lease.

CC4

65-2-115

-

Failure to obtain interstate authority.

CR1

66-7-369

-

Child passenger restraint.

C11

66-5-68.1

-

Driving a commercial vehicle while person’s alcohol concentration is .04% or more. CMV only.

C12

66-8-102

-

Driving under the influence of alcohol as prescribed by state law while operating a CMV

C13

66-8-111

-

Refusal to undergo testing required by state or jurisdiction in the enforcement of the laws relating to driving while under the influence of alcohol when operating a commercial motor vehicle.

C14

66-8-102B

-

Driving a CMV while under the influence of a controlled substance. CMV only.

C15

66-7-206

-

Failure to give immediate notice of an accident involving injury, death or property damage in excess of $100. Leaving the scene of an accident involving a CMV in a CMV.

C16*

 

-

A felony involving the use of a CMV. CMV only.

C17*

 

-

Use of a CMV in the commission of a felony involving mfg, dist, or disp of a controlled substance. CMV only.

C18*

 

-

Excessive speeding, involving any single offense for any speed of 15 MPH or more above the posted speed limit. CMV only.

* These codes are used only to post convictions for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) violations received from other jurisdictions and are NOT to be used for New Mexico violations and convictions. For proper speeding violation code for New Mexico see Violation Codes XN1 – XN6.

Vio Code

Statute Number

Points

Description

C19

66-9-114

3

Driving a CMV in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property. (Careless driving)

C20

66-8-113

6

Reckless driving as defined by State or local law or regulation including driving in willful or wanton disregard for safety of persons or property while operating a CMV

C21

66-7-317

-

Failure to keep in proper lane. Improper or erratic traffic lane changes while operating a CMV.

C22

66-7-318

-

Following the vehicle ahead too closely while operating a CMV.

C23

66-8-101

-

Violation arising in connection with fatal accident, of State or local law relating to motor vehicle traffic control while operating a CMV.

DE1

66-3-804

-

Operating with defective headlights.

DE2

66-3-840

2

Operating with defective brakes. (3 points prior to 7/1/92).

DE3

66-3-844

-

Operating with defective muffler or exhaust system.

DE4

66-3-847

-

Operating with defective tires.

DE5

66-3-801
66-3-807
66-3-901

2

Operating with any defective equipment resulting in inability to control vehicle movement properly. (3 points prior to 7/1/92)

DI0

66-8-102

-

Driving while intoxicated – first offense, DWI school. (Code valid for DWI violation, occurring prior to 7/1/90)

DI1

66-7-102

-

Driving under the intoxicating influence of alcohol, narcotics, or pathogenic drugs.

EM1

66-7-353

-

Leaving vehicle unattended with engine running.

EM2

66-7-357

2

Overloading vehicle with passengers or cargo. (3 points prior to 7/1/92)

EM3

66-7-408

-

Towing or pushing vehicle improperly.

EM4

66-3-843

-

Creating unlawful noise with vehicle or accessory.

EM5

66-3-831

-

Failure to dim lights as required by law. (3 points prior to 7/1/92)

EM7

66-3-504

-

Operating or using a vehicle without consent of owner.

ER1

66-7-356

-

Operating without equipment required by law.

ER2

66-7-358

-

Use of equipment prohibited by law.

FA1

66-8-101

-

Violation of a motor veh law resulting in the death of another person

FO1

66-7-318

3

Following too closely.

FO2

66-7-318B

-

Failure of truck to leave sufficient distance for overtaking by other vehicles.

FR4

66-5-205

-

Failure to file future proof of financial responsibility as required under any other provisions of the FR law.

FR5

66-5-205B

66-5-229

-

Failure to maintain required compulsory liability insurance.

HR1

66-7-201

-

Failure to stop and render aid after involvement in an accident resulting in bodily injury.

HR2

66-7-204
66-7-205

-

Failure to stop and reveal identity after involvement in an accident resulting in property damage only.

IL2

66-7-317

-

Failure to keep in proper lane.

LI1

30-8-10
66-7-364

-

Depositing injurious or harmful substance on trafficway.

MC1

65-1-12

-

Failure to register motor carrier vehicle.

MC2

65-1-26

-

Failure to produce registration or tax card.

MC3

65-5-1

-

Failure to produce manifest or stop at designated POE.

MC4

65-5-2

-

Failure to produce tax receipt or tax card.

MC5

65-5-3

-

Failure to obtain clearance certificate.

MC6

65-5-4

-

Failure to obtain short term registration.

MR1

66-5-37E

-

Misrepresentation of identity or other facts to obtain a driver’s license

MR2

66-5-37F

-

Displaying a driver’s license which is invalid because of alteration, counterfeiting or withdrawal (revocation, suspension, etc.)

MR3

66-5-37C

-

Displaying the driver license of another person.

MR4

66-5-37B

-

Loaning a driver license

MS1

65-7-324

-

Starting improperly from a parked position.

MS2

66-7-354

3

Improper backing.

MS3

66-7-367

-

Opening vehicle closure into traffic, or while vehicle is in motion

MS4

66-7-362

-

Crossing fire hose with vehicle.

MS6

66-7-359

-

Unsafe operation of vehicle

OL1

66-7-401

-

Violation of State size and weight law.

OL2

66-7-407

-

Failure to secure load.

OL3

66-7-408

-

Inadequate trailer connection or unbalanced loading

OL4

66-7-409

-

Overweight on axles.

OL5

66-7-410

-

Gross weight or bridge weight exceeds limits.

OL6

66-7-411

-

Shipper loading violation; refusal to submit to weighing.

OL7

66-7-413

-

Oversize/ Overweight permit violation.

OL8

66-7-416

-

Damage to highway structure or surface.

OS1

66-7-402

-

Violation of Sate width law.

OS2

66-7-403

-

Violation of lateral projection law.

OS3

66-7-404

-

Violation of maximum height or length law.

OS4

66-7-406

-

Violation of front or rear overhang law.

PA1

66-7-315

3

Passing where prohibited by posted signs, pavement markings, or hill or curve.

PA3

66-7-312

3

Passing with insufficient distance allowed for other vehicles or with inadequate visibility.

PA4

66-7-347

6

Passing school bus taking on or discharging passengers or displaying warning not to pass

PA6

66-7-332.1

-

Failure to yield to overtaking vehicle.

RK1

66-8-113

6

Heedless, willful, wanton, or reckless disregard of rights and safety of others in operating a motor vehicle, endangering persons or property. (Careless driving)

RK2

66-8-114

3

Operating a motor vehicle without the exercise of care and caution required to avoid danger to persons or property. (Careless driving)

RK3

66-3-858

-

Transporting hazardous substance without required safety devices or precautions.

RK4

66-7-360

-

Coasting or operating with gears disengaged.

RR1

66-7-210

-

Failure to file report of accident as required.

RR2

66-8-126

-

Failure to appear for hearing or for trial

RR3

66-5-37D

-

Failure to surrender driver license, registration, or title documents as required.

RR4

66-3-13
66-5-16

-

Failure to keep driver license or registration certificates in possession while driving or in a vehicle as required.

RR5

66-3-17
66-3-18A

-

Operating motor vehicle with registration plates missing, defaced, or obscured.

RT1

66-3-19

-

Operating a vehicle without registering it as required.

RT2

66-3-19C

-

Operating with expired registration.

RT3

66-8-3

-

Misrepresentation of identity or other facts to obtain title or registration.

RT4

66-8-2
66-8-3

-

Displaying a registration or title which is invalid because of alteration, counterfeiting or withdrawal (revocation, suspension, etc)

RT8

66-3-188

-

Improper use of evidences of registration.

RW1

66-7-332

4

Failure to yield right of way to emergency or other authorized vehicle. (3 points prior to 7/1/92)

RW2

66-7-330
66-7-331
66-7-345C
66-7-345D
66-7-346

3

Failure to yield right of way at yield sign, after stop sign or when emerging from private traffic way.

RW3

66-7-328

3

Failure to yield right of way in manner required at unsigned intersection.

RW4

66-7-334
66-7-337

-

Failure to yield right of way to pedestrian, animal rider, or animal drawn vehicle as required. (66-7-337 was 3 points prior to 7/1/92)

SA1

65-1-9

-

Federal hazardous materials violation

SA2

65-3-3

-

General State safety regulation violation.

SA3

65-3-7

-

Driver qualification – State

SA4

65-3-8

-

Driving of motor vehicles -State

SA5

65-3-9

-

Parts and accessories – State

SA6

65-3-11

-

Driver hours of service – State

SA7

65-3-12

-

Inspection, repair and maintenance violation – State

SA8

65-3-13

-

State hazardous materials violation.

SB1

66-7-372
66-7-373

2

Safety belt required.

SC1

66-7-4

-

Failure to follow instructions of police officer.

SC2

66-7-104
66-7-341
66-7-342

3

Failure to obey traffic instructions stated on traffic sign or shown by traffic control device.

SC3

66-7-319

-

Passing through or around barrier positioned to prohibit or channel traffic. (3 points prior to 7/1/92)

SC5

66-7-303.1

-

Failure to observe safety zone.

SC6

66-7-108
66-7-109

-

Obscuring, tampering with or illegally displaying traffic control devices, warning or instructions.

SI1

66-7-325

2

Failure to signal intention to change vehicle direction or to reduce speed suddenly. (3 points prior to 7/1/92)

SI2

66-7-326

2

Giving wrong signal (3 points prior to 7/1/92)

TU3

66-7-322
66-7-323

3

Making improper turn.

VR1

66-5-39

-

Driving while revoked.

VR2

66-5-39

-

Driving while suspended.

VR4

66-5-19

-

Operating contrary to conditions specified on driver license.

VR5

66-5-2
66-5-59

-

Operating without being licensed or without license required for type of vehicle operated.

VR6

66-5-41

-

Allowing an unlicensed operator to drive.

VR7

66-5-59B

-

Driving a CMV when out-of-service order is in effect.

WW1

66-7-316

-

Driving wrong way on one-way street. (3 points prior to 7/1/92)

WW2

66-7-317

-

Driving on wrong side of road. (3 points prior to 7/1/92)

WW3

66-7-316C

-

Driving in wrong direction at rotary intersection.

XA1

66-8-138

-

Illegal consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages in open containers in a motor vehicle.

XA2

32-1-34E5

-

Illegal possession, use or abuse of controlled substance or certain chemical substances by a minor (adjudicated as a delinquent)

XA3

66-8-111C1

-

Operating a commercial motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content in excess of the statutory limit – age 18 and over, 1st offense.

XA4

66-8-111C1

-

Operating a commercial motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content in excess of the statutory limit – age 18 and over, 1st offense, lab tested

XA5

66-8-111C3

-

Operating a commercial motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content in excess of the statutory limit – age 18 and over, 1st offense, subsequent offense.

XA6

66-8-111C3

-

Operating a commercial motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content in excess of the statutory limit – age 18 and over, 1st offense, subsequent offense, lab tested.

XB1

66-3-505

-

Receiving or transferring stolen vehicle or motor vehicle

XB2

66-5-38

-

Perjury conviction.

XB3

30-3-8

-

Shooting at or from a motor vehicle.

XB4

30-3-8

-

Attempting to shoot at or from a motor vehicle.

XF1

66-7-202

-

Failure to stop, reveal identity and/or render aid.

XF2

66-7-206

-

Failure to give immediate notice of an accident involving injury, death or property damage in excess of $100.

XG1

66-7-308

3

Drive on right side of roadway

XG2

66-7-309

3

Passing vehicle proceeding in opposite direction.

XG3

66-7-310
66-7-311
66-7-312

3

Improper overtaking or passing of a vehicle.

XG4

66-7-313

3

Driving to the left of center of roadway when prohibited.

XG5

66-3-1011
66-3-1012
66-3-1013
66-7-320
66-7-321

-

Operation of a vehicle where prohibited.

XG6

66-7-329

3

Vehicle turning left at intersection.

XG7

66-7-343

3

Certain vehicle must stop at railroad grade crossings.

XG8

66-7-344

-

Moving heavy equipment at railroad grade crossing.

XJ1

66-3-802

-

Failure to turn on headlights. (3 points prior to 7/1/92)

XJ2

65-3-853
66-3-854
66-3-855
66-3-856
66-3-857

-

Improper emergency signal.

XJ3

66-3-887

-

No slow moving vehicle emblem or flashing amber light.

XJ4

66-3-846

-

Operating with any defective equipment resulting in inability to control vehicle movement properly.

XJ5

66-3-805

-

Defective tail lamps.

XK1

30-8-4

-

Littering

XK2

66-3-851
66-3-852
66-7-349
66-7-350
66-7-351
66-7-352

-

Improper or dangerous parking.

XK3

66-5-40

-

Permitting unauthorized minor to drive

XK4

66-5-37G

-

Do any forbidden act or fail to perform any act required by the New Mexico motor vehicle code.

XM1

66-5-18A

-

Possession of altered, forged or fictitious license.

XM2

66-5-18B

-

Forging or making a fictitious driver’s license or permit.

XM3

66-5-37A

-

Display, permit to be displayed, or possess, any canceled, revoked, or suspended driver’s license or permit.

XM4

66-5-37D

-

Fail or refuse to surrender a driver’s license or permit.

XM5

66-5-37F

-

Permit any unlawful use of driver’s license or permit.

XX1

66-7-333

-

Pedestrians subject to traffic regulations.

XX2

66-7-340

-

Pedestrians soliciting rides or business.

 

Speeding Violations

Vio Code

Statute Number

Points

Description

SP1

66-8-115

6

Contest racing on public traffic way.

SP3

66-7-306

-

Speed in excess of posted maximum.

SP4

66-5-305

-

Speed less than posted minimum. (3 points prior to 7/1/92)

XG9

66-7-366

-

Riding in or towing occupied house trailer.

XH1

66-7-301

-

Speeding 1 to 5 MPH over the posted speed limit if the limit is 15, 30, or 75.

XH2

66-7-301

3

Speeding 6 to 15 MPH over the posted speed limit if the limit is 15, 30, or 75 MPH.

XH3

66-7-301

3

Speeding 6 to 15 MPH over the posted speed limit on any traffic way if the limit is other than 15, 30 or 75 MPH and the speed is at least 76 MPH.

XH4

66-7-301

5

Speeding 16 to 25 MPH over the posted speed limit if the limit is 15, 30 or 75.

XH5

66-7-301

5

Speeding 16 to 25 MPH over the posted speed limit if the limit is other than 15, 30 or 75 MPH and the speed was at least 75 MPH.

XH6

66-7-301

8

Speeding 25 or more MPH over the posted speed limit if the limit is 15, 30 or 75 MPH.

XH7

66-7-301

8

Speeding 25 or more MPH over the posted speed limit if the limit is other than 15, 30 or 75 MPH and the speed was at least 76 MPH

XH8

66-7-301

-

Speeding 1 or more over the posted speed limit if the limit is other than 15, 30 MPH and the speed was at less than 76 MPH

XN1

66-7-301

3

Speeding in a commercial motor vehicle 6 to 14 MPH over the posted speed limit on any trafficway where the speed limit is 15 or 30 MPH.

XN2

66-7-301

3

Speeding in a commercial motor vehicle 15 MPH over the posted speed limit on any trafficway if the posted speed limit is 15 or 30 MPH

XN3

66-7-301

3

Speeding in a commercial motor vehicle 6 to 14 MPH over the posted speed limit where the posted speed limit is other than 15 or 30 and the speed is at least 76 MPH.

XN4

66-7-301

3

Speeding in a commercial motor vehicle 15 MPH over the posted speed limit where the posted limit is other than 15 or 30 and the speed is at least 76 MPH.

XN5

66-7-301

-

Speeding in a commercial motor vehicle 6 to14 MPH over the posted speed limit on any trafficway where the speed limit is other than 15 or 30 and the speed is at least 76 MPH.

XN6

66-7-301

-

Speeding in a commercial motor vehicle 15 MPH over the posted speed limit on any trafficway where the speed limit is other than 15 or 30 and the speed is less than 76 MPH.

XP6

66-7-301**

2

Speeding 1 to 14 MPH over the posted speed limit on a public highway where the posted speed limit is 15 MPH.

XP7

66-7-301**

4

Speeding 15 to 30 MPH over the posted speed limit on a public highway where the posted speed limit is 15 MPH.

XP8

66-7-301**

6

Speeding 31 MPH or more over the posted speed limit on a public highway where the posted speed limit is 15 MPH.

X7

66-7-301**

2

Speeding 1 to 14 MPH over the posted speed limit on a public highway where the posted speed limit is 30 MPH.

XR8

66-7-301**

4

Speeding 15 to 30 MPH over the posted speed limit on a public highway where the posted speed limit is 30 MPH.

XR9

66-7-301**

6

Speeding 31 MPH or more over the posted speed limit on a public highway where the posted speed limit is 30 MPH

XS5

66-7-301**

-

Speeding in a non-commercial vehicle where the posted speed is other than 15 or 30 MPH zone.

XS6

66-7-301**

-

Speeding in a commercial motor vehicle 1 to 14 MPH over the posted speed limit where the posted speed limit is other than 15 or 30 MPH zone.

XS7

66-7-301**

-

Speeding in a commercial motor vehicle 15 MPH or more over the posted speed limit where the posted is other than 15 or 30 MPH zone.

** Violation code description and point value are valid for violations with an incident date prior to 10/31/96.

 

Motor Carrier Safety Violations 

Vio Code

Statute Number

Points

Description

EB1

65-3-98

-

Absence of braking action

EB2

65-3-991

-

Damaged brake lining or pads

EB3

65-3-12A

-

Loose or missing brake components

EB4

65-3-12A1

-

Inoperable breakway braking system