Driving Under the Influence of Drugs in New Mexico

If you’ve been arrested for a drug-related DWI/DUI in Albuquerque, NM, the experienced criminal defense lawyers at the Mark Keller Law Office are here to fight to minimize the penalties.

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Driving Under the Influence of Prohibited & Prescription Drugs

Many drugs that impair driving are illegal, including marijuana. However, there are many prescription and over-the-counter medications that can also affect driving ability, including drugs taken for:

  • Headaches
  • Colds
  • Coughs
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Diets

Taking any type of medication or supplement that can impairs your reflexes, judgment and vision while driving can get you arrested for “driving under the influence of drugs”.

Legal Consequences of Driving Under the Influence of Drugs in NM

Consequences of driving under the influence of drugs can be drastic and long-lasting. A criminal record with a drug crime can impede your ability to find a job, leading to financial repercussions. The revocation of your license could hurt your ability to maintain your current job. You could also face substantial fines and even mandatory time in prison.

Arrested for a Drug-Related DWI/DUI in Albuquerque

At the Mark Keller Law Office, we understand that you may be confused, frightened and embarrassed by your drug-related DWI arrest, especially if no illegal drug was involved. We’re here to guide you through the process and provide you with an aggressive, uncompromising legal defense. We will fight to diminish the charges against you or even get them dropped.