DUI in a CMV
What happens if you are accused of DUI or an alcohol related offense while in a commercial motor vehicle or with a commercial driver's license? Florida law does not allow a person disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle to obtain a hardship license to operate a commercial motor vehicle for either business or employment purposes.
If you were arrested for DUI in a commercial vehicle or as a CDL holder then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Hubbs Law. E.J. Hubbs can help you fight the charges so that you can protect your commercial driving privileges and your career as a commercial driver.
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Disqualification of the Commercial Driver's License
Under Florida Statute Section 322.61, Florida law requires a one-year disqualification for alcohol-related convictions in a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) if convicted of any of the following offenses:
This one-year disqualification is in addition to any suspension or disqualification required for a DUI conviction under Florida Statute Section 316.193.
A permanent disqualification is required for a second or subsequent conviction of any of the above offenses arising out of separate incidents from operating a commercial motor vehicle.
This article was last updated on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.
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