Governor Susana Martinez Announces New Ad to Combat DWI in New Mexico

Today, Governor Susana Martinez unveiled a new TV ad to fight DWI in New Mexico reminding New Mexicans that there is no excuse making it okay to get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol. The Governor also announced the start of 100 Days and Nights of Summer – an increase in law enforcement presence to crackdown on DWI and other dangerous driving habits on New Mexico’s roads and highways. 

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New report shows high DWI dismissal rates

McKinley County had the highest dismissal rate of adjudicated driving while intoxicated cases, 48 percent, followed by Bernalillo County with 45 percent, based on the monitoring of six counties as part of the DWI Court Monitoring Initiative.

The results of the initiative were announced during a Monday news conference at the offices of 2nd Judicial District Attorney Raúl Torrez and attended by Gov. Susana Martinez.

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