New Jersey Commercial Driver License
New Jersey has some of the most severe driving penalties across the country. This applies both for basic and Commercial Driver’s License.
At The Law Office of Benjamin Friedman, we help our clients when they have any legal issues revolving around their CDL in New Jersey. Due to the changing nature of traffic laws, we appreciate that you might not be in a position to keep abreast of all these changes while on the road. This is where our legal services can help handle any offense against you.
What is a Commercial Driver’s License?
If you drive a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) then you must have a Commercial Driver’s License, also known as a CDL. To get this license, a driver needs more intensive training than that of a standard operators license. CDL’s are classified into Class A, B and C depending on the type of vehicle you are driving.
CDL Violations in NJ
We appreciate that as a commercial vehicle driver, your livelihood depends on being on the road for long periods. However, these long hours can cause fatigue and misjudgement leading to CDL violations in NJ. There is a myriad of offenses that can put your CDL in jeopardy, including:
- Logbook violations
- Equipment violations
- Driving while suspended
- Careless driving
- Causing an accident
- Refusal to take a breath test
At The Law Office of Benjamin Friedman, we have handled a variety of cases involving CDL violations in New Jersey. Every case is unique, and it is crucial to call an attorney immediately after a police stop to protect your rights and driving privileges.
The New Jersey Statutes, beginning with N.J.S. 39:3-10.9, carry stiff consequences and can include suspension of your license, fines and possibly a jail term. All these can devastate your livelihood, and it is for this reason that we are readily available to help you in your CDL case to avoid such a situation.
NJ Commercial Driver License Attorney
Attorney Benjamin Friedman advises that the first thing you should do after being stopped for a traffic offense is request to make a call to your attorney.
Our CDL attorney in New Jersey understands the laws relating to these violations and will act promptly to avoid or reduce license suspension, a jail term and fines. We have the experience in handling these cases in New Jersey. Through our investigations, we will be able to identify whether you are in the wrong and if so we will set a strategy to fight the charges.
At The Law Office of Benjamin Friedman, our goal is simple- protect your rights and keep you on the road. We appreciate that you have delivery deadlines to meet, and our team will work to ensure that legal hiccups do not hold you back. If you are charged with a traffic offense involving your CDL in New Jersey, do not hesitate to contact us.