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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...

CDL Legal Saves Members $671K in Q1 2022

CDL Legal Saves Members $671K in Q1 2022

Quarter 1 of 2022 surprised us with an early increase in new tickets. Usually, the first two months of the year are quiet with fewer drivers on the road and fewer tickets being written. But this quarter bloomed early with a surge of tickets in February that only grew...

CDL Legal Saves Members $2.3 Million in 2021

CDL Legal Saves Members $2.3 Million in 2021

The year of 2021 was one of steady growth for CDL Legal. The number of network attorneys helping our driver-members with their tickets grew. So did the number of driver-members relying on us to protect their license records. Carrier Guard, our innovative program to...

Help! I’m Christmas Shopping for a Trucker!

Help! I’m Christmas Shopping for a Trucker!

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. This year, we peppered our list with specific ideas offered by...

Veterans Day 2021

Veterans Day 2021

Happy Veterans Day from CDL Legal. Our staff thanks all veterans for their sacrifice and service to our country. We are a veteran-owned business; and the people on our management team have all owned, operated, or worked for a trucking company before joining CDL Legal....

Which Ticket is This and What Will It Do?

Which Ticket is This and What Will It Do?

When is a Traffic Ticket not a ticket? And when is it a ticket, but a different kind? Here's a general breakdown of different kinds of tickets you are likely to get at a traffic stop. Please contact us for more information and for help fighting your tickets to keep...