Defending CDL DUI Cases

I get a lot of questions about CDL cases and wanted to share some information about them.  Under Pennsylvania DUI law, CDL drivers face some of the harshest penalties out of anyone. (See our post CDL Driver DUI)

If you are a CDL driver you are not only facing jail time and a lengthy license suspension, you entire career is in jeopardy because a DUI conviction will show up on your background checks making it near impossible for you to find meaningful work in your chosen career–driving a commercial truck.  Furthermore, the legal options for CDL are limited.  For example, a DUI-related ARD will not help against the loss (disqualification) of your commercial driver’s license. For some baffling reason, it doesn’t matter if the DUI was in your personal car, on your personal time, and had nothing to do with your commercial driving job, the law is very unforgiving in that.

Unfortunately, many CDL drivers opt for inexperienced lawyers who give them bad advice or convince them that they have no other alternative.  At The McShane Firm, we specialize in Pennsylvania CDL DUI cases and understand the worries and fears of hard working CDL drivers.  We know the law and have the defenses that can produce the best results.

Please call today for a free, detailed case evaluation where we will discuss your legal options and recommend a path forward. Call toll-fee 1-866-MCSHANE.

PA DUI attorney Justin J. McShane is the President/CEO of The McShane Firm, LLC - Pennsylvania's top criminal law and DUI law firm. He is the highest rated DUI attorney in PA as rated by Avvo.com. Justin McShane is a double Board certified attorney. He is the first and so far the only Pennsylvania attorney to achieve American Bar Association recognized board certification in DUI defense from the National College for DUI Defense, Inc. He is also a Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Approved Agency.

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