header bg


If you are convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI) for the second time, you will face a jail sentence of up to


If you are convicted of DWI for the second time, you will have to go to jail for between 96 hours and 364 days and pay a fine of $500 – $1,000. In addition, the MVD will revoke your driver license for two years, you will have to attend a mandatory alcohol or drug treatment program, and you will be required to install an ignition interlock device (IID) on every motor vehicle you drive for a period of two years. The IID will monitor your blood alcohol content (BAC) and prevent the vehicle from starting if your BAC exceeds a preset limit. [Alcohol and the Law, Drinking and Driving, Be In Shape to Drive, New Mexico Driver Manual], [NM Stat § 66-8-102]