Westchester County Commercial Driver Lawyers

Protecting Your CDL License

A motorist with a commercial driver's license (CDL) does not drive for leisure but drives to earn a living and to support a family. Protecting that license is protecting that person's livelihood. At Riebling, Proto & Sachs, LLP, we take every possible step to protect professional drivers and their CDL license.

No matter what class of license (A, B, C) or special endorsement (i.e., passenger, school bus, double/triple (T), Tank (N) or HazMat (H, X, Z)) protecting that license is our primary concern.

When can a CDL license be in jeopardy?

Traffic violations and convictions will put a CDL license in jeopardy, therefore any criminal infraction or even a traffic ticket must be aggressively defended.

The following is basic information every CDL holder must be made aware of:

  1. Two serious traffic violations within 3 years will result in a suspension/revocation of your CDL license for 60 days.
  2. Three serious traffic violations within 3 years will result in a suspension/revocation for your CDL license for 120 days.
  3. Any alcohol or drug conviction will result in a one year loss of a CDL license and a second conviction will result in a permanent loss of that CDL license.
  4. Equipment violations can also result in the vehicle needing to be repaired and/or a suspension of a CDL license for serious equipment violations.

Contact our Westchester County Traffic Violation Lawyers - (914) 840-5104

If you have a CDL license and have been issued a traffic ticket or have been arrested for a DWI charge or other traffic misdemeanor it is extremely important to and an experienced lawyer on your side. Call the law firm of Riebling, Proto & Sachs for a free initial consultation.

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