Tag Archives: CDL Drivers

Permalink to How a Single Beer Can End Your CDL Career

How a Single Beer Can End Your CDL Career

If you make your living behind the wheel, a DUI conviction will be more than an inconvenience, an expense, and an embarrassment on your record. It may also be the end of your career. For that reason alone, if you are the holder of a Commercial Driver’s License (“CDL”), it is absolutely essential that you […]

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Permalink to How PA treats truck drivers unfairly

How PA treats truck drivers unfairly

Commercial truck drivers are hardworking people.  Most of them are extremely professional and keep a pristine driving record.  Just like all of us, they are human beings and can mistakes.  Unfortunately, a mistake for them is treated much harsher than a mistake for an average driver. When a CDL holder gets a DUI, even if […]

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Permalink to How a DUI Can Affect Licensed Professionals

How a DUI Can Affect Licensed Professionals

While many people may think that a DUI is irrelevant to their professional license, the reality is that a DUI conviction can have long term, unexpected consequences for one’s career and reputation.  Some licenses may be revoked or suspended. Also future professional license applicants may also be ineligible from obtaining a new license.  In many cases, […]

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Permalink to When Losing Your License Means Losing Your Career

When Losing Your License Means Losing Your Career

The effects of a DUI conviction can be extremely harsh.  For some, it can devastate the rest of their lives. For many people, driving is the backbone of their careers.  A common example of this are commercial truck drivers.  A single DUI, even in their personal vehicle can trigger a lengthy license suspension that can […]

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Permalink to In PA, Truckers Can Get Lifetime CDL Ban for 2nd DUI Conviction Even in Personal Car

In PA, Truckers Can Get Lifetime CDL Ban for 2nd DUI Conviction Even in Personal Car

Earlier this month, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania held that it was right and proper for PennDOT to impose a lifetime CDL ban for all CDL holders regardless if the DUIs happened off company time and in their own car with no injuries or accidents in the facts of the case. When it comes to […]

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Permalink to Defending CDL DUI Cases

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 […]

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Permalink to PA DUI Attorney Defends CDL Case

PA DUI Attorney Defends CDL Case

The PA DUI Attorneys at The McShane Firm are trained to handle all types of DUI cases including complicated CDL cases.  I have blogged about Pennsylvania CDL DUI laws and penalties in the past.  Under Pennsylvania DUI Law, CDL drivers face the stiffest penalties even if the DUI occurred in their personal non-commercial vehicle, and […]

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Permalink to Pennsylvania DUI Law Review: ARD

Pennsylvania DUI Law Review: ARD

Pennsylvania DUI Law Review: Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) There are a number of options available to a person accused of a DUI in PA.  One of the goals of this blog is to educate the public about their rights and the pertinent legal options under Pennsylvania DUI law.  If you are charged with a DUI […]

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Permalink to Dear Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer: CDL Driver DUI

Dear Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer: CDL Driver DUI

If you are a Pennsylvania CDL Driver who has been charged with a DUI, you are in serious threat of losing your job. Call 1-866-MCSHANE now for a free case review. We have the knowledge and experience you need to defend your case and protect your future. No one can match our training and expertise […]

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Permalink to DUI Effects on Occupational Licenses

DUI Effects on Occupational Licenses

In our mulit-part series “Why Fight a DUI in Pennsylvania”, we take an in depth look at the laws and legal consequences of a DUI conviction in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as well as the repercussions outside of the courtroom.  Today we take a look at the effects of a DUI conviction on Occupational Licenses. […]

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