Stiffer penalties for people convicted of drunken driving and making it easier for police to testify at DWI hearings are among a package of proposals Gov. Susana Martinez unveiled to combat New Mexico’s longstanding drunken driving problem.
New Mexico State Police will be going after suspected drunken drivers who fail to show up for court as part of a special operation that will be conducted every three months in 2017.
Driving is something we do every day. Because we do it so much, we might forget it can be dangerous -- even deadly.
Here's a scary new statistic: New Mexico has seen nearly 100 more traffic-related deaths this year than this time last year. And much of it is due to drunk driving.
Shot in bars and liquor stores across Albuquerque, the Department of Transportation is kicking off their “Buzzkill Campaign” with new ads and commercials.
The meaning behind them, is that sometimes people who serve or sell alcohol, need to cut their customers off.
Governor Susana Martinez announced that law enforcement across the state will be out in full force to crack down on drunk driving this holiday season. In addition, State Police will join a nationwide effort to nab drunk drivers along I-40 over Thanksgiving weekend.
The New Mexico Department of Transportation unveiled a new ad Tuesday aimed at stopping texting and driving.
It shows a mom behind the wheel with her two sons in the back while she’s swerving all over the road.
Gov. Susana Martinez on Tuesday unveiled what she called a powerful new TV ad to combat drunk driving and announced that local and state police will join a nationwide effort to crack down on the problem throughout the Labor Day holiday.
The New Mexico Department of Transportation has announced that one of the state's top drunken driving fugitives has been captured.
Officials said Tuesday that Gallup Police Department recently arrested Rigina Johns following a statewide search.