Basic Speed Law: Speed shall be so controlled as to avoid colliding with any person or vehicle which is either on or entering the highway. All persons shall use due care. NM 1 § 66-7 Penalty for Exceeding Speed Limit A first time violator may be:
New Mexico drivers who run a stop sign or stop light will likely have to pay a fine. And a red light or stop sign violation will also add demerit points to a motorist’s driving record. This article gives an outline of what the law says and some of the specific consequences of a stop sign or red light ticket.