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Commercial Drivers Professional License And DUI Charges

The penalty for a Commercial Drivers License holder is more severe than for normal drivers. The State of Washington has come down hard on commercial vehicle drivers who have alcohol and/or drugs in their blood while performing their duties on the highways. Accordingly, penalties and suspensions are more severe than for non-commercial driver's license holders.

Also, the probability of job loss is high.

Nicholas George can help you fix CDL citations, and keep you from losing your truck driving job.

Spokane DUI Attorney Nicholas George wins nearly 90% of cases.

One recent client writes:
'I wish to give many thanks to Mr. Nicholas George for keeping the citation I had received as well as any points off of my driving record. Ticket was dismissed. I am an over the road trucker that makes my living driving up and down the hwy. I feel that his prices are VERY reasonable and he will work with you also. If you have a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) I WOULD recommend him to any and all of my trucker friends. THANK YOU!!!'
P.S. If I ever get into a problem again, you will be the FIRST one I call. Thank you again.

- Kevin (viper) L. Herbig

Along with DUI, the holder of a commercial driver's license must avoid committing a 'serious traffic violation'.

According to RCW 46.25.010(18) 'serious traffic violation' means:
(a) Excessive speeding defined as 15 miles per hour or more in excess of the posted limit;
(b) Reckless driving, as defined under state or local law;
(c) A violation of state or local law relating to motor vehicle traffic control, other than a parking violation, arising in connection with an accident or collision resulting in death to any person;
(d) Driving a commercial motor vehicle without a commercial driver's license in the driver's possession; however, any individual who provides proof to the court by the date the individual must appear in court or pay any fine for such a violation, that the individual held a valid DCL on the date the citation was issued, is not guilty of a 'serious traffic offense'.

Grounds for disqualifying a person from driving a commercial motor vehicle are numerous.

Download our white paper: Commercial Drivers Professional License And DUI Charges - A Potentially Lethal Combination



Spokane DUI Attorney Nicholas George wins nearly 90% of cases.


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