1. What side of the road should I drive on in Albuquerque, and the country at large?
In Albuquerque, as in the rest of United States, you should drive on the right-hand side of the road.
2. What are common speed limits in Albuquerque?
The common speed limits in Albuquerque are: 30 mph in residential areas and business districts, 55-75 mph on rural highways, and 65-75 mph on Interstates.
3. Do I need a specific license to drive an RV?
No, a regular driver´s license is all you need to drive an RV in Albuquerque.
4. Are there radar controls on Albuquerque roads?
Yes, there are both fixed and mobile radars in Albuquerque. Speed limit enforcement is strict and fines can be very high.
5. Are there toll roads in Albuquerque?
No, there are no toll roads in the city of Albuquerque, but there might be in other parts of New Mexico.
6. What are the basic road rules I should be aware of in Albuquerque?
Some of the basic road rules include: respect the speed limits, stop for pedestrians at crosswalks, no reckless driving, no driving on the shoulder, and no blocking intersections.
7. Where can I park my RV in Albuquerque?
There are many RV parks throughout Albuquerque, where you can park your RV overnight for a fee.
8. How is the traffic in Albuquerque?
Typically, traffic in Albuquerque is not as congested as in larger cities. However, during rush hours (7-9am and 4-6pm) traffic can be heavy.
9. Are there specific rules for RV drivers?
RVs must follow the same road rules as other vehicles. However, some roads may have weight or height restrictions that can affect RVs.
10. How can I be aware of speed limit changes?
Speed limit signs are posted at regular intervals on all roads. Keep an eye on them as speed limits can change due to variations in road conditions and environments.
11. Are there safety measures to drive in mountainous regions?
Drive slowly, use lower gears on downhill slopes, be aware of wildlife, and do not stop in the roadway.
12. What´s the general road condition in Albuquerque?
Overall, roads in Albuquerque are in good condition. However, smaller roads in rural areas might be a bit rough.
13. Can I drive my RV everywhere within the city?
Most city streets in Albuquerque are accessible with an RV. However, some areas might be restricted due to size constraints.
14. Do I need an International Driving Permit in Albuquerque?
If you have a foreign driver´s license that is not in English, it's recommended to get an International Driving Permit before your trip.
15. What are common parking rules in Albuquerque?
No parking zones are marked with red curbs, handicap spaces are marked with blue and require a permit, and yellow curbs indicate loading and unloading only.