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State Laws Against Truck Idling

State Laws Against Truck Idling

Truck Idling Engine laws are on the books in many states across the country. These states want to reduce truck idling and general emissions from large engines or sometimes just emissions near neighborhoods or schools. CDL drivers who want take their job seriously have...

CDL Driving Record Differences: MVR, PSP, & DAC

CDL Driving Record Differences: MVR, PSP, & DAC

Here at CDL Legal, we talk to many drivers who have questions about their record. Where can they find their driving records? Who else has it? How does it effect their ability to get hired? Can their record be changed? These are good questions to be asking. It's tough...

CDL Citations Spike After COVID-19 Quarantine Lifts

CDL Citations Spike After COVID-19 Quarantine Lifts

We've all wondered... When we're waiting in our driver's seats and glancing in the side mirror at the officer strolling up with notepad in hand, we've all had these thoughts:  "Am I about to get a CDL citation? Does this officer have a quota to meet? Are they just...

CDL Legal Saves Drivers On CDL Attorney Costs

CDL Legal Saves Drivers On CDL Attorney Costs

Attorney costs for CDL can reach higher than average, especially when a professional driver receives a ticket outside of their home state. In some cases, the difference between attorney costs for a CDL driver and the average driver can exceed $1,500. This issue is made even more frustrating for CDL drivers because keeping points off their license is critical in protecting their livelihood. Even with the higher cost and high stakes, legal success is never guaranteed.

5 More Tips to Stay Healthy During Covid-19

5 More Tips to Stay Healthy During Covid-19

"It's going around" has a whole new meaning in 2020. As of this posting, tireless researchers and dedicated scientists still haven't found a good fix for the coronavirus pandemic. But there are still plenty of things Commercial drivers can do to protect themselves...

Build Your Anti-Covid-19 Kit for the Road

Build Your Anti-Covid-19 Kit for the Road

In our last article, we laid out some things that drivers can do to avoid germs and sickness. Well, a job is always easier with the right tools. If you don't already keep a kit in the truck for general cleanliness, this is your best excuse to catch up. Coronavirus may...

3 Quick Tips to Stay Healthy During Coronavirus

3 Quick Tips to Stay Healthy During Coronavirus

Hello, drivers out there in the midst of this pandemic. Hello, America's blacktop backbone. Hello, hard-working heroes who keep bringing us all the toilet paper, rice, and trampolines we've impulsively bought in order to survive these next few weeks at home. We hope...

8 Tips When You Get Pulled Over to Protect your CDL license

8 Tips When You Get Pulled Over to Protect your CDL license

Nobody wants to see those blue lights in their mirror. Getting stopped can be stressful, especially if you have a CDL license. For CDL drivers, a citation doesn't just mean loss of time and money, as well as higher insurance rates. It can mean the difference between...

5 Ways for Drivers to Lower Stress

5 Ways for Drivers to Lower Stress

Stress is just a part of life. Watch out for anyone who says they don't stress about anything. They have probably let go of the wheel and are drifting blissfully over the rumble strips. If you stress about something, you care about it. That means there can be good...

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