Ignition Interlock in New Mexico & Interlock Device Laws

If you get a DUI in New Mexico, you’ll need to install an ignition interlock device (IID) in your car. At RoadGuard Interlock, we understand the challenges of regaining legal driving privileges after a DUI conviction. We will help you navigate New Mexico interlock laws and get you back on the road with a reliable, affordable, and easy to use ignition interlock device in New Mexico.

New Mexico Interlock Laws

Whether you’re searching for information about New Mexico interlock laws, license suspensions, or DUI penalties; we explain it all here for your convenience.

For your DUI first offense, you can expect the following penalties:

  • A fine of up to $500
  • Jail term of up to 90 days
  • License suspension lasting from six months to a year

The second DUI offense can incur the following penalties:

  • Fine of up to $500 to $1000
  • A jail term between 96 hours to 364 days
  • Two years of license suspension

Cost Interlock Interlock Device Cost

Calculating Ignition Interlock Cost

At RoadGuard, we provide affordable options for an ignition interlock in New Mexico. While the overall costs vary from state to state, we strive to provide affordable, transparent pricing that includes installation, reporting, maintenance, and service.

Depending on the vehicle type, you’ll pay between $50 and $150 to install the interlock device. The monthly fees for monitoring range from $60 to $80, while monthly maintenance and ignition interlock lease fees range from $50 to $150.

Finally, when it’s time to remove the ignition interlock device from your vehicle, you’ll have to pay a removal fee. The cost generally ranges from $50 to $150.

If your income is below the federal poverty line, you may qualify for financial assistance. In that event, your out-of-pocket costs will decrease, if funds are available in the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) Interlock Device Fund.

The NMDOT Traffic Safety Bureau will pay up to the following amounts for one vehicle per offender:

  • $50 for the installation cost of one vehicle per offender
  • $30 monthly for verified active usage of the IID
  • $50 for removal of the device

However, you’ll be responsible for all other charges associated with installing, servicing, and removing the interlock device.


Interlock Locations in New Mexico

RoadGuard Interlock has several interlock installation locations in New Mexico. Our experienced technicians can install your interlock device and provide training and troubleshooting

Check out the map below to find the closest service center near you.

Ignition Interlock Program

Ignition Interlock Program

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (Traffic Safety Division) oversees the ignition interlock program. The NMDT authorizes all licensures and has jurisdiction overrule violations.

For assistance with licensure and certification for the ignition interlock program, check out these resources:

How RoadGuard Interlock Can Help

Our team at RoadGuard Interlock looks forward to assisting you. If you need an ignition interlock device in New Mexico, complete the form below or contact us at 1-800-332-6858 to schedule an installation at a service center near you.

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