Chapter 2, Section H:
Restrictions

Revised August 22, 2012


(18.19.5.32 and 18.19.5.115 NMAC)
 

Code

 

Restriction

 

Applies to

B

 

Corrective Lenses
must wear corrective lenses while driving

 

Commercial and Non-Commercial

C

 

Mechanical Aids
limited to vehicles equipped with suitable mechanical aids such as special brakes, hand controls or other adaptive devices

 

Commercial and Non-Commercial

D

 

Prosthetic Aids
must use prosthetic aids (other than corrective lenses) while driving

 

Commercial and Non-Commercial

E

 

Automatic Transmission
limited to vehicles with automatic transmissions

 

Commercial Vehicles Only

F

 

Outside Mirrors
limited to vehicles with outside mirrors

 

Non-Commercial Vehicles Only

G

 

Limit to Daylight Only
limited to driving a vehicle during daylight hours only

 

Non-Commercial Vehicles Only

H

 

Limit to Employment
limited to driving a vehicle for employment reasons only

 

Non-Commercial Vehicles Only

I

 

Limit Local Area Only
limited - other

 

Non-Commercial Vehicles Only

J

 

Automatic Transmission
limited to vehicles with automatic transmissions

 

Non-Commercial Vehicles Only

K

 

Intrastate Only
limited to driving a commercial vehicle in intrastate commerce only

 

Commercial Vehicles Only

L

 

Vehicles without Air Brakes
limited to driving commercial vehicles which do not have air brakes

 

Commercial Vehicles Only

M

 

Except Class A Bus
not authorized to drive a Class A bus

 

Commercial Vehicles Only

N

 

Except Class A and B Bus
not authorized to drive a Class A or Class B bus

 

Commercial Vehicles Only

O

 

Except Tractor Trailer
not authorized to drive a Class A tractor trailer combination vehicle

 

Commercial Vehicles Only

P

 

Ignition Interlock
limited to driving a vehicle with an ignition interlock device

 

Non-Commercial Vehicles Only

S

 

Government Vehicle/Government Employee
authorized to operate only a commercial motor vehicle owned by a governmental entity, and only as a government employee; medical card not required

 

Commercial Vehicles Only

T

 

Bus Only (Class B or C)
authorized only to operate a Class B or Class C bus

 

Commercial Vehicles Only

V

Medical variance (federal or state waiver for a physical or vision condition)

Commercial Vehicles Only

W

 

Instructional/learner permit

 

Commercial and Non-Commercial

Y

 

Yearly Renewal
term of license limited to one year based on medical report

 

Commercial and Non-Commercial

         
Note:  Restriction "X" (6-month temporary license) is no longer in use.