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CDL Driver Defense


Special Costs of a DUI

If you have a commercial driver’s license, commonly referred to as a “CDL,” chances are you drive for a living. Whether you drive a truck, a bus, or a delivery vehicle, losing your license can jeopardize your current job, your long-term career, and your ability to earn an income. Beyond legal costs, this may have “family costs” as well. CDL drivers who enter into the first-offenders program (i.e., ARD) or are convicted of a DUI offense will have their commercial driving privileges disqualified for one year. If you add a chemical test refusal to that scenario, your commercial driving privileges can be disqualified for two years. A second DUI conviction will result in a lifetime CDL disqualification!

While most DUI offenders receive a license suspension for a DUI conviction, the stakes for a CDL driver are even higher. Can you imagine what it would be like if you could never drive a car again after two DUI convictions? For a CDL driver, a DUI on your record means that you will most likely be out of business.

Protect Your Livelihood

There is a defensive approach for every DUI case. If your job is on the line, don’t be afraid to build a case and go to trial. Call Former Pennsylvania State Police attorney Mike Sherman today to discuss your case and find out what options may be available to you.

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