New York Commercial Drivers License DWI | CDL DWI
Defending Your Career Throughout New York
Compared to other drivers, every driver holding a Commercial Driver License (Class A, B, or C) is held to stricter Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) standards, and faces tougher penalties, while operating a vehicle that requires a CDL license. If you have a CDL, all it can take is one beer and your career can be ruined. New York DWI Lawyer Carl Spector understands that a conviction on a DWI a CDL can have devastating effects on your career and family. We will employ all of our considerable knowledge, experience and skill to get the best possible result for you in this trying and stressful time.
CDL DWI Conviction Penalties
- A single conviction for DWI, DWAI or having a .04 percent or higher BAC requires a minimum 1-year revocation of the driver’s license (3 years, if driving a vehicle that requires hazardous materials placards).
- A second conviction within the driver’s lifetime results in permanent revocation, with a possible waiver after 10 years.
- A third conviction results in a permanent revocation without any possibility of ever getting it back. Drivers who hold a commercial license should review the Commercial Driver’s Manual (CDL-10), available at motor vehicle offices, for additional information about penalties that apply to them.
If you find yourself facing a DWI charge in New York, we urge you to call for a no obligation consultation. New York DWI Lawyer Carl Spector has significant experience handling CDL matters and can navigate through these difficult cases to get the best possible result for your DWI case.