New Mexico Administrative Code
Title 7 - HEALTH

Universal Citation: 7 NM Admin Code

Current through Register Vol. 35, No. 6, March 26, 2024

A. License required. No person may operate a DWI school without first having obtained a license from the bureau.

B. Application form. A person wishing to obtain a license to operate a DWI school shall file an application with the bureau. A person may obtain an application by contacting the bureau at 1-800-541 -7952 or accessing the bureau's website at and clicking on "traffic safety".

C. Contents of application. An application for a DWI school license shall contain:

(1) the applicant's name, mailing address, telephone number, physical address of the main school site, and, if the applicant has one, the applicant's e-mail address;

(2) a photocopy of the certificate of maximum occupant load issued by the state or local fire marshal stating the maximum occupancy allowed by the fire code for each room at the main school site and each extension site, if applicable, that will be used as a classroom;

(3) a list of all extension sites to be used for conducting DWI courses;

(4) a list of all facilitators who will conduct DWI courses;

(5) a schedule of fees applicable to students who enroll in a DWI course, including primary and incidental costs charged for the course, school policies for passing and failing, refund and reschedule policies and attendance requirements;

(6) the proposed curriculum, handouts and videos for the DWI course;

(7) the name, address, and telephone number of three (3) character and employment references who are not family members;

(8) the applicant's resume or related work history;

(9) a copy of the applicant's limited driving history from the motor vehicle division, driver services bureau or its equivalent from any state in which the applicant has held a driver's license in the past ten (10) years dated no earlier than sixty (60) days before the date the application is filed with the bureau; and

(10) a state police background check from any state in which the applicant has resided in the past ten (10) years dated no earlier than sixty (60) days before the date the application is filed with the bureau, or verification that the applicant submitted a request for a state police background check to the department of public safety or its equivalent at least sixty (60) days before the date the application is filed with the bureau.

D. Completeness. When the bureau receives an application for a DWI school license, the bureau shall check the application for completeness.

(1) If the application is not complete, the bureau shall contact the applicant for additional information within fifteen (15) days of receipt. The applicant shall then have thirty (30) days from the date of contact to complete the application. If the applicant fails to complete the application within the thirty (30) days, the applicant's file shall be closed and the application shall be returned to the applicant.

(2) If the application is complete, the bureau shall review the application.

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