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12 Gift Ideas for Truckers

12 Gift Ideas for Truckers

Christmas is coming around quick! If you’re out doing last-minute shopping for the trucker in your life and don’t know where to start, don’t worry. Every year, we put out a list of gift ideas for truckers. We hope this list gives you inspiration and sparks Christmas...

Can I Carry a Gun in My CMV?

Can I Carry a Gun in My CMV?

4 Things Every Trucker Should Do Before Driving with a Firearm We’ve been getting a lot of questions about how a CMV driver can legally carry a gun on the job. It’s important to know, because a lot of these drivers travel across the country and through rougher areas....

CDL Legal Saves Members Over $1M in Q3 2022!

CDL Legal Saves Members Over $1M in Q3 2022!

Quarter 3 of 2022 was a Big One! The tickets came flying in, and our team rolled up their sleeves and got to work. Our attorney network, which is larger than ever, was also up to the task. This quarter, CDL Legal saved members over $1,055,000 in attorney fees, court...

What Does a Ticket Really Cost?

What Does a Ticket Really Cost?

It's easy to shrug off a traffic ticket as just an annoying fine to pay. Maybe it stacks on some time taking a safe driving course or some calls to the court to find out a more convenient way to pay. You might wonder how it will look on your record. How long ago did...

Truckers Hustle Through Adversity

Truckers Hustle Through Adversity

It's the middle of 2022 and it seems like the summer heat is sapping all the energy out of the air. I talked with a driver today who's been stranded in the desert for a week trying to get his truck repaired. Another driver told me yesterday about a speed trap just...

Safety Blitz July 2022

Safety Blitz July 2022

It's that time of year again! Across the country, DOT officers, state troopers, and more are preparing for Operation Safe Driver Week. This is an international safety blitz organized by the CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance). The purpose is to focus on CMV...

CDL Legal Saves Members $809K in Q2 2022

CDL Legal Saves Members $809K in Q2 2022

Quarter 2 started slow, but June hit a high mark for tickets. Almost half of the tickets our driver-members received this quarter came to us in just the last 30 days. Our team was up to the task, though. And our attorneys are already hard at work in courts across the...

Truckers with Sleep Apnea: Problem and Solutions

Truckers with Sleep Apnea: Problem and Solutions

Sleep apnea is a common sleeping disorder among CMV drivers. Drivers are especially at risk of developing sleep apnea because of other health factors, including unbalanced diet, inconsistent sleep patterns, and age. A study in 2002 showed that roughly 1/3 of truck...

Upcoming Safety Blitz

Upcoming Safety Blitz

Look out! May 17-19 is this year's International Roadcheck Event. Local law enforcement and state DOT officers will be out in force to check drivers and their trucks for road safety and compliance. It's always important to keep your equipment, registration, and logs...