If you have a commercial drivers license, you should NEVER drink then drive. Why not? Because of the severe consequences a DUI conviction has on your ability to drive a commercial vehicle.
First, understand that you do not have to be driving a commercial vehicle to have your license affected. Any moving violation, even in your personal car, affects your ability to drive commercially, but a DUI especially affects you. How?
1. For a first DUI conviction your CDL is disqualified for one year;
2. However, if you refuse to take the state administered test, and your license is suspended administratively, your license is suspended for life!
3. A second DUI conviction also results in a lifetime suspension.
So, hopefully you can see the importance of finding a qualified DUI defense attorney to aggressively defend a DUI charge.
This entry was posted on Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 10:24 am and is filed under DUI Laws.
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