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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Commercial Motor Vehicles Prohibited on Some Residential Streets

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Drivers of larger commercial motor vehicles are reminded to obey signs that prohibit their trucks on certain roadways within residential areas of Las Cruces.

The City of Las Cruces has received complaints from some residents that commercial motor vehicles are utilizing roadways clearly marked with signs that indicate, “All Trucks Over 6 Wheels Prohibited.”

One Las Cruces roadway with that signage is Farney Lane between south Main Street and El Paseo Road.

Las Cruces police remind drivers of larger commercial motor vehicles – those with more than six wheels – to refrain from using roads marked with such signage. Violators of the law are subject to a traffic citation with a fine of $162.

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