Penalties for Boating While Intoxicated
New Mexico law establishes the following penalties for BWI.
- A first conviction carries a fine of up to $500, jail time for up to 90 days, or both. In addition, those convicted must take an approved boating safety course.
- Second or subsequent convictions carry a fine of up to $750, jail time for up to 364 days, or both.
- Convictions for aggravated boating while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs carry additional penalties.