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New Mexico Study: Repeat DWI Offenders Growing Problem

New Mexico continues to struggle with one of the nation’s worst drunken driving problems, and Gov. Susana Martinez contends the state needs to focus on a growing threat from offenders who repeatedly drink and drive despite multiple arrests and convictions. …

Alcohol-Related Traffic Deaths in New Mexico Slightly Up

State records show that alcohol-related deaths from traffic crashes in New Mexico rose slightly. Preliminary Traffic Safety Bureau records indicate 146 people were killed in highway crashes involving alcohol in 2011. That’s up from 145 in 2010, but down from …