Since drunk driving or negligent driving cases are common events, lawmakers in New Mexico have made some strict laws for people who drive with children. New Mexico law requires parents or guardians to place their children in child safety seats. The law mandates that every child up to age 7, or below 60 pounds, should be in a car seat.
New Mexico drivers will be shocked to know that the number of pedestrian deaths has shot up in Albuquerque. According to the Albuquerque police, local fatalities have already hit the annual average, so it seems even more crucial to avert car accidents and keep pedestrians safe. Local law enforcement authorities are cracking down on reckless drivers and jaywalking pedestrians in order to stem the tide of increasing fatalities.