Truck Driver Traffic Tickets
Traffic Ticket Lawyer for Miami-Dade and Broward Counties
If drive commercially, statistically you are likely to get more citations
than the average driver, merely due to the countless hours you spend behind
the wheel. A regular driver is not at risk of losing the ability to earn
a living if cited too often, or when facing a criminal traffic offense
Piloting several tons of metal down the nation's highways requires
skill and focus, and we have a high respect for commercial truck drivers.
Our team is committed to zealously fighting for their interests. With
extensive experience fighting traffic tickets and criminal charges in
Your Traffic Ticket Attorney is well-equipped to help you challenge traffic citations and seek a beneficial
outcome to your case.
Demerit Points for Commercial Drivers
Commercial drivers will get points against their license even for infractions
that appear to be minor. Failure to keep right can result in 2 demerit
points, following too closely can result in 2 demerit points, speeding
3 points, driving in the wrong lane can lead to 2 points being assessed
against your license.
It can take very little to accumulate a dangerous level of demerit points
on a commercial driver's license. It is critical to challenge each
ticket aggressively to ensure your commercial driver's license remains in force.
Powerful Defense for Truckers in Florida
If you have received a traffic ticket, you need to protect your commercial
license by challenging the validity of the citation, whether in a civil
or criminal offense. Commercial drivers are held to a higher standard
regarding motor vehicle operations and face more severe penalties for
For example, in situations involving DUI, the blood alcohol content (BAC)
threshold is only .02% for those holding a commercial license, as opposed
to the usual .08%. If you are ticketed for speeding or
reckless driving, you will not have the option of attending traffic school or a driver
education course to reduce the fine or remove the points. This applies
to any vehicle you are driving, whether your own car or truck, a pleasure
vehicle or your work vehicle.
Even if you are off-duty, the points will hit your commercial license,
which will severely impact your ability to work. Many employers have strict
rules on how many points they will tolerate on an employee's commercial
driver's license, and the risk of losing employment can be an added
stress. With our help, you can fight back.
Contact Your Traffic Ticket Attorney for information about how we can defend you against your ticket!