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What Commercial Truck Drivers Need to Know about DUI Charges

As an attorney, I’ve dedicated countless hours to unraveling the complex legalities of DUI charges, particularly when they pertain to commercial truck drivers. Here’s my perspective on what you need to understand.

Imagine it’s a usual workday. You’re cruising down the highway, listening to your favorite radio station, the weight of the loaded trailer behind you providing a familiar comfort. Suddenly, flashing lights in the rearview mirror change everything. A routine police stop escalates, and you’re facing a DUI charge.

Commercial truck drivers, let me tell you – the stakes are high. Your commercial driving license, your livelihood, is in jeopardy. However, hope is not lost. This is the moment when my expertise can guide you through this harrowing process. Here at Friedman Law, we’ve seen these cases, handled them, and brought our clients the justice they deserved.

Firstly, it’s essential to understand that commercial drivers are held to a higher standard than regular drivers. While most states impose a 0.08% blood alcohol content limit for drivers, commercial drivers face a 0.04% limit. This means even a small misjudgment can land you in hot water.

If convicted, the repercussions are severe and often life-altering. Your commercial driver’s license can be suspended or, in the worst-case scenario, revoked. This doesn’t just affect your present job, but can cast a long shadow over future employment opportunities as well.

However, a DUI charge does not necessarily equate to a DUI conviction. The situation may look bleak, but with the right legal representation, you can challenge the charge. That’s where I come in. I know the ins and outs of DUI law and have an impressive track record in these cases. Take a look at my results here.

At Friedman Law, we believe in proactive defense. We’ll rigorously scrutinize every aspect of your charge. From the validity of the traffic stop to the accuracy of the breathalyzer test, no stone will be left unturned. Our goal is to find inconsistencies or procedural errors that could potentially mitigate the charges or even have the case dismissed.

Remember, you’re not alone. I’ve stood shoulder-to-shoulder with many commercial truck drivers, just like you, guiding them through the legal maze. If you find yourself facing a DUI charge, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to defend your rights and protect your future.

Dealing with a DUI charge can feel like navigating an unfamiliar, treacherous road. But having someone in the passenger seat, someone who knows the road like the back of their hand, can make the journey less daunting. As your attorney, I’ll be in that passenger seat, ready to steer you toward the best possible outcome.

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Here at Friedman Law, we’ve heard the narratives – the dread that grips you as the officer approaches your truck window, the desperation that sets in when handcuffs are fastened. It’s more than a legal predicament; it’s a human struggle. Our compassionate approach ensures your story is heard, your dignity upheld, while we fight for your rights. Trust me, together, we can get through this.

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