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Florida Commercial Drivers License Attorneys – Avoiding Points

Commercial Drivers Licenses (CDL) are held to a higher standard than regular drivers license holders. Traffic violations and citations are subject to stricter penalties are much harsher for a driver that carries a CDL.
In the state of Florida, a commercial drivers license is required for someone operating a tractor/trailer or vehicle over 26,001 LBS or more.

There are 3 classes of Commercial Driver Licenses in Florida.

CLASS A CDL: Any Tractor/Trailer combination that has an actual weight, declared weight or GVWR of 26,001 LBS. or more, provided towed vehicle is more than 10,000 LBS.

CLASS B CDL: Any single motor vehicle that has an actual weight, declared weight or GVWR of 26,001 LBS. or more, or any such vehicle towing a vehicle of 10,000 LBS. or less.

CLASS C CDL: Any motor vehicle that has an actual weight, declared weight or GVWR of less than 26,001 LBS. when endorsements “H” or “P” would be required on the driver license OR any combination of motor vehicles where the towing vehicle is less than 26,001 LBS. GVWR and the towed vehicle has a GVWR of 10,000 LBS. or less, but together they weigh 26,001 LBS. or more.

If you are charged with a violation, you may be subject to points on your CDL and in many cases, the only way to avoid points on your license is to fight the charge with a qualified Florida traffic lawyer.

In Florida, if you are stopped driving any type of vehicle, hold a CDL, and if you are under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, or are in procession of a controlled substance, you could lose your Florida Drivers License for up to 1 year. If you are charged for a second offense, you could lose your license permanently.
With more than 30 years of combined experience, we are Central Florida’s traffic defense lawyers.

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How to fight your CDL tickets FL

Florida CDL points have serious penalties for drivers

As of 2005, Florida driving laws went into effect that will cause CDL drivers to have points assessed to their driving record for any violation, whether they were driving a personal vehicle or a commercial vehicle. The only way to avoid these points is to fight your CDL tickets FL. Additionally, the option of traffic school to eradicate these points is not available to CDL drivers in the state of Florida unless it is court ordered, so you must choose to contest your citation. Contact Skubiak and Rivas, P.A, today for a free consultation to discuss your case.

Providing a fighting chance for CDL drivers since 1992

Skubiak and Rivas, P.A., has been serving central Florida for over 17 years. We provide service to all of central Florida including the following counties: Orange County, Lake County, Volusia County, Brevard County, Osceola County, Polk County and Seminole County. If you live in one of these areas, and have been the victim of a CDL violation, call Skubiak and Rivas today at (407) 894-4449 to discuss fighting your Florida CDL points.

Finding a qualified lawyer is your only chance at eliminating your Florida CDL points

As a CDL driver, traffic violations and tickets are much more serious than they are to any regular driver. For most, your CDL is your career. However, many employers will not allow drivers to work with any points on their license, so fighting your CDL tickets Fl may be your only chance at keeping your job. At Skubiak and Rivas, we offer quality representation with results to fight your Florida CDL points. Contact us today to set up your free consultation, and we can begin the fight to keep your record clean together!

Florida Commercial Driver’s License Issues for Traffic Violations ◦ Central Florida’s Traffic Defense Law Firm

When commercial drivers are convicted of committing traffic violations, it can be devastating to their job and livelihood. If you have a CDL and are convicted of driving any motor vehicle in Florida-even your car-while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, or if you are stopped while in possession of a controlled substance, you could lose your license for up to a year. For a second offense, you could be permanently disqualified from driving a commercial vehicle.

At Skubiak & Rivas, P.A., in Orlando, Florida, we have a tremendous amount of experience in defending Florida Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) holders throughout all of Central Florida’s counties. With more than 30 years of combined experience, we are Central Florida’s traffic defense law firm. Contact us for a free initial consultation.

Drivers with a CDL are judged by a stricter standard than other drivers in drinking and driving cases. Did you know that you can be convicted of drunk driving with a lower blood-alcohol level than ordinary drivers? Protect your license and your job and contact a knowledgeable CDL defense attorney today.

We created a resource library to help you fight your Florida CDL traffic ticket charges in Florida:

  • CDL Lawyers in Orlando
  • Finding Qualified CDL Traffic Attorneys Florida
  • Florida CDL points have serious penalties for drivers

Our CDL defense lawyers pledge to defend your driving record with a money back guarantee*. If we do not keep points off your driving record, we will refund our attorney’s fees (applies only to non-criminal cases in Orange County).

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