New Mexico: The open road ain’t cheap

For many teenagers in New Mexico, getting a driver’s license means going through some unavoidable steps. First: Turn 15. Next: Get your hands on a couple of hundred bucks. Driver’s education is an important and required step in getting your license as a minor in New Mexico, and it doesn’t always come cheap. While some aspiring teen drivers at New Mexico public schools have the option to take free driver’s education courses, others might not have access to that option — or even know it exists…