Chapter 12, Section C:|
Auto recycler license (66-4-1.1)
- A person desiring to engage in
the business of wrecking or dismantling vehicles for the purpose of
reselling parts or scrap material shall apply to the department for an
auto recycler license.
A person possessing three or more wrecked,
dismantled or partially wrecked or dismantled vehicles who regularly
sells or offers for sale used vehicle parts or vehicle scrap material
within the period of one year shall be presumed to be conducting
business as an auto recycler.
- An auto recycler licensee shall
not sell motor vehicles of a type subject to registration pursuant
to the Motor Vehicle Code.
Wrecker and auto recycler are synonymous
According to the New Mexico
Administrative Code (NMAC), “wrecker” means an “auto
Nonrepairable vehicles (18.104.22.168 NMAC)
Unless an insurance company takes
title to a
nonrepairable vehicle, the owner of the nonrepairable vehicle
may not transfer ownership to anyone other than a licensed auto