Crash Data Request data filters
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the offices of the New Mexico Department of Transportation, including the Traffic Records Unit, will be closed to the public for the next few weeks with many personnel working from remote worksites. During this time, Traffic Records Unit will make every effort to respond as expeditiously as possible however, there may be delays. We appreciate your understanding and patience.
In order to ensure we can provide you with accurate data and efficient service, please provide all required information listed below. Failure to supply sufficient information may result in your request not being processed or in your receiving unanticipated results.
NMDOT annual crash reports are available online at gps.unm.edu/tru. Please review these materials first. If the information you need is not available in the publications, please complete and submit the online request form below. There may be a charge for the information requested if the request requires that information contained in the database be retrieved or manipulated or a copy of a database is made for private or nonpublic use. You will be notified of any charges prior to the processing of your request. Up to 15 business days are normally required to fulfill data requests. You will be notified if additional time is needed.
The use of the data which you have requested is governed by 23 United States Code § 409. Under this law, the crash data maintained by NMDOT is for purposes of evaluating potential highway safety enhancements on New Mexico roads and to provide statistical data to the public. The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is allowing you to inspect this data with the understanding that you will not use this data contrary to the restrictions in § 409. If you should attempt to use this data in an action for damages against the NMDOT or the Sate, NMDOT and the State expressly reserve their right, under § 409, to object to the use of the data and including any opinions drawn from the data.
*required to submit data request
NMDOT crash data is protected by Federal mandate Title 23 U.S.C. Section 409 which forbids the discovery and admission into evidence of reports, data, or other information compiled or collected for activities required pursuant to Federal highway safety programs, or for the purpose of developing any highway safety construction improvement project, which may be implemented utilizing federal-aid highway funds, in tort litigation arising from occurrences at the locations addressed in such documents or data.