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Why Commercial Drivers Often Face License Suspension

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In addition to the standard reasons for license suspension and revocation, commercial drivers have the following concerns.

Serious moving violations

The following traffic tickets are considered serious moving violations for commercial drivers. A commercial driver will lose CDL privileges for at least 60 days if convicted of two serious traffic violations in three years (involving a commercial vehicle) and lose CDL privileges for at least 120 days if convicted of three serious violations in three years (involving a commercial vehicle). Serious traffic violations include:

Other violations and criminal acts

Commercial Drivers should also be aware of other violations and criminal acts which potentially have a more severe effect on a CDL than a non-CDL.

You will lose your CDL for at least one year for a first offense for:

Also note:

It is imperative if you drive a commercial motor vehicle that you consult with an attorney who fully understands the unique, serious and career-threatening consequences that you are facing.


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