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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...

CDL Legal Saves Members $691K in Q3 2021

CDL Legal Saves Members $691K in Q3 2021

Quarter 3 of 2021 blew by, as summers always do. CDL Legal saw a big increase in tickets as drivers rushed to meet national demand in the first "normal" summer season since 2019. Many drivers found themselves on the wrong side of a ticket or inspection and came to us...

Warning Tickets Explained!

Warning Tickets Explained!

Truck driving is hard. Not only do truckers have to safely operate and maintain their trucks and loads on the road, they also have to be aware of all kinds of laws and rules that may affect their jobs. Because of this sheer volume of information, some details get...

How Truckers Keep Healthy Marriages

How Truckers Keep Healthy Marriages

It's hard to balance work and home life, especially if work takes you out on the road. If you are married and your spouse doesn't ride with you, how do you keep your marriage strong? We won't pretend to be marriage experts, but we have come across a few good tips to...