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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...

Current State of Covid-19 Exemption: April, 2022

Current State of Covid-19 Exemption: April, 2022

There's a lot of confusion out there about what the Covid-19 Emergency Relief Exemption covers and what it doesn't. Well, the current version of the nationwide exemption is due for updating or canceling at the end of May. Before things reset, let's take a look at...

How Personal Conveyance Gets You in Trouble

How Personal Conveyance Gets You in Trouble

Alex Clark, our Director of Compliance has been working in trucking for decades. He basically wrote the how-to guide on CSA when the government put it in place in 2010. His opinion on using Personal Conveyance: Don't. It's a gray-area rule that is open to way too much...