Note: Updated history coming soon.
March 2003: New Mexico motorcycle license plates for disabled veterans authorized.
February 2003: Lobbying efforts help to stop legislation that would have required that motorcyclists be mandatory organ donors if they were declared brain dead after a motorcycle crash in which they were not wearing a helmet.
February 2003: City of Albuquerque, NM traffic code is updated for the first time in nearly 30 years. Changes included: handlebar height limits were repealed; minimum seat height requirements were repealed; allowable tail light height lowered to 15 inches; mandatory safety stickers repealed; motorcycles may not be prohibited from public roadways.
October 2002: recognized by National Coalition of Motorcyclists as a state motorcyclists rights organization.
June 2002: City of Albuquerque, NM amends its noise ordinance that discriminated against motorcyclists.
May 2002: The NMMRO is registered as a non-profit organization with the state of New Mexico Corporation Commission.
January 2002: NMMRO establishes a membership base and provides a patch to its members.
June 2001: New Mexico motorcycle license plates for veterans of armed forces authorized.
June 2001: New Mexico Handle bar height limit repealed.
June 2001: New Mexico motorcycle license plates for disabled persons authorized.
The NMMRO is a member in good standing with: MRF, NCOM, and COC.