What happens when I’m stopped for DWI in New Mexico?

If you have been stopped by a police officer for suspicion of drunk driving, you will generally be asked to produce your license and registration as well as your proof of insurance. You will also be asked if you have been drinking. At this point the officer will be looking for signs of intoxication. If he believes you may be intoxicated, he will ask you to exit the car and take a series of field sobriety tests.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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