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Driver Procedures Manual
Bureau Approved DWI Prevention and Education Programs
11/09/2016 12:40 PM Bureau Approved DWI Prevention and Education Programs Revised February 4, 2016 MVD Policy (TAPESTRY related procedural/policy change 2016) A certificate of completion (COC) from an approved driver’s...
Knowledge (Written) Examination Changes
05/19/2016 8:51 AM Revised May 26, 2016 MVD Policy (TAPESTRY related procedural/policy updates 2016) Non-commercial (NCL) knowledge (written) examinations can be taken twice per week and the scores are valid for five years. Clarification: NCL knowledge examinations...
Chapter 1: Definitions
01/13/2014 3:20 PM Revised December 11, 2017 ADA the Americans with Disabilities Act; provides civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities; guarantees equal opportunity to individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment,...
Chapter 2: Non-Commercial License
01/01/2014 3:24 PM Section A. Issuing a Non-Commercial LicenseSection B. Name RequirementsSection C. MotorcyclesSection D. Taking the Customer's PhotographSection E. Classes of Driver LicensesSection F. Temporary Driving License, Permit or IDSection G. ...
Chapter 3: Instructional Permit
01/10/2013 4:15 PM Section A. Issuing an Instructional Permit Section B. Instructional Permit Referral Section A: Issuing an Instructional Permit Revised December 5, 2017 Instruction Permit Available at Age 15 (§66-5-8(E)) Any person 15 years of age or older who is...
Chapter 4: Provisional Driver’s License
01/10/2010 4:27 PM Provisional Driver's License Revised December 11, 2017 Provisional Driver's License (§66-5-8) A person 15 fifteen years and six months of age or older may apply to the division for a provisional license if the person has completed a driver...
Chapter 5: Commercial Driver License
Section A. General Information and StatutesSection B. First Time Commercial Learner's PermitSection C. Requirements and Procedures for Issuing Initial CDLSection D. Renewal, Replacement or Upgrade of a CDLSection E. Medical Certification and WaiversSection F. ...
Chapter 6: Acceptable Documents for Real ID Driver’s Licenses and IDs and CDLs
01/09/2009 10:17 AM Section A. Rule (NMAC): Requirements for Real ID Licenses, Permits and IDsSection B. Lists of Acceptable Documents Real ID IssuanceSection C. Required Documents for all Commercial Licenses and PermitsSection D. Acceptable Documents for...
Chapter 7 – Standard Driver’s License and Not Intended-for-Federal-Purposes ID
01/08/2009 10:35 AM Section A. Procedures for Processing a Standard Driver's License or Not Intended for Federal Purpose ID Section B. Lists of Acceptable Documents for Standard Driver's License Revised September 29, 2019 Section A: Procedures for Processing...
Chapter 8: Parking Placards
01/07/2009 10:47 AM Revised December 7, 2017 Parking placards for individuals with a significant mobility limitation (§66-3-16) §66-3-16 provides that a resident of New Mexico who has a "significant mobility limitation" may apply for and be issued no more than two...
Chapter 9: Medicals
01/06/2009 10:49 AM Section A. Medical Reports Section B. Special Instances Section C. Vision Report Section D. Medical Actions Section E. Readers for Customers with Disabilities Section F. Customers Requiring Additional Road Testing Section G. Scan All...
Chapter 10: Reinstatement Requirements
01/04/2009 11:03 AM Section A. Reinstatement Instructions Section B. Reinstatement Requirements Section C. Penalty Assessment? Section D. Interlock and Limited Licenses? Section A: Reinstatement Instructions Revised December 11, 2017 An individual whose...
Chapter 11: Road And Written Test Requirements
01/02/2009 11:47 AM Section A. Road Test, General GuidelinesSection B. Road Test RoutesSection C. Stopping the Test Before CompletionSection D. Accident During the TestSection E. Written Test Requirements Section A: Road Test, General Guidelines Revised...
Chapter 12: Problem Driver Pointer System (PDPS)
01/01/2009 11:54 AM Problem Driver Pointer System (PDPS) Revised December 8, 2017 AAMVA Information Systems The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) maintains a number of information systems facilitating the electronic exchange of information...
Chapter 13: Quick Prints
12/31/2008 11:55 AM Section A. Drivers Who Must be Licensed Section B. Selective Service System Registration Section C. Persons Exempt From Licensing Section D. Persons Not to be Licensed Section E. Instructional Permits and Provisional Licenses Section F. ...