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Veterans Day 2019

Happy Veterans Day from CDL Legal. Our staff appreciates the sacrifice of our veterans and thanks them for their 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...

Bust a Move: Exercise Tips for CDL Drivers

What's the last thing you want to do on the job? Exercise. Driving is hard work. It's hard on the eyes, leaves you tired and mentally fatigued, and makes you feel cramped and tight as you sit in one position for a long time. Although it's not easy to keep up a workout...

CDL Legal Saves Members $293k in Q3 2019

In the 3rd quarter of 2019 we have saved our members over $293k in attorney fees, fines, and other associated costs.  This brings the total for the year to over $693k in savings to our members.  Attorneys can always be expensive, but as a CDL driver the costs can get much higher! Attorneys understand CDL drivers make their living driving and keeping points off their license is critical in protecting their livelihood.

Healthy Eating Goes the Distance

When you're on the road for a long time, healthy eating is one of the first things to falter. It's so easy to find 15 greasy burger joints and so hard to find a single piece of fresh fruit. But anyone who's driven for a long time can look down at their belt line and...

Healthy Marriage Maintenance on the Road

Balancing work life with home life is difficult. Sometimes, you don't get to be there for important things or people because of your job. Sometimes, the work requires so much mental and physical energy that you don't have enough left to connect with the people you...

Nationwide Unsafe Driving Crackdown: July 14th – 20th

Get Ready! The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Operation Safe Driver Week, which focuses on unsafe driving of both trucks and cars, will take place July 14-20, with the focus being on speeding violations. Law enforcement agencies across the country will be...

CDL Legal Saves Members $240k in Q2

   In the 2nd quarter of 2019 we have saved our members over $240k in attorney fees, fines, and other associated costs.  This brings the total for the year to over $400k in savings to our members.  Attorneys can always be expensive, but as a CDL driver the costs can...

Top 5 Avoidable ELD Violations in 2019

All ELD violations are avoidable. However, below are 5 ELD violations we have seen a lot of this year that we want to bring to attention. Being prepared, informed, and proactive about ELDs is key to avoiding unnecessary ELD violations.

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