Colorado Commercial Drivers and DUI

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It iColorado DUI with CDLs difficult for anyone to get a DUI but it is especially difficult for a person with a commercial license or who relies upon their driver’s license to work.  If you are in a position where you are facing a Colorado DUI that could cost your livelihood, You Need to Keep Reading.

If you are a commercial driver facing DUI charges, as soon as you pick up a DUI, you should call Mountain Legal to start moving your case in the right direction.  It is essential that you start early because the rules regarding a CDL differ from traditional driver’s licenses.  There is a strong chance that you will not be able to work until the DUI is resolved so you will want your case handled immediately and strongly.

  • With your livelihood on the line, you need to take care of your case with an attorney who is right for you.

Additionally, the DMV hearing becomes much more important if you are facing a DUI.  Obviously, the DMV Hearing will determine whether you get to keep your license (i.e., your job), so it is highly important that your attorney is prepared for the attorney after thoroughly discussing the case with you.

Another issue with Colorado DUI cases that involve commercial drivers is that they often make the news.  For example, taxi drivers who pickup DUIs will almost always make the news because of the safety concerns involved with being a taxi driver.  Likewise, truck drivers who are arrested for DUI are placed under increased scrutiny because there is always the concern that the driver will be carrying something that could endanger others and because jobs requiring CDLs also require heightened control of larger vehicles and trucks.

If you are facing charges that may put your CDL at risk, you need to call Mountain Legal today.  We can help you work through the problems associated with DUIs and your license.  The risks of a DUI are simply too great.  When you need help you should call a Colorado DUI Attorney to help you with your case.

The information in this post is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice or as the creation of an attorney-client relationship. For legal advice, please contact an Attorney.

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Nathaniel has worked in criminal law on both sides of the aisle spending time working for the prosecution as well as the defense. Most recently Nathaniel has represented individuals in violent felonies and drug cases. Prior to this work, Nathaniel handled DWIs, Domestic Violence Cases, Property Crimes, and White Collar Crimes. On the prosecutorial side, Nathaniel has most notably worked in Bosnia helping to prosecute individuals who committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Bosnian War from 1993-1995. In particular, Nathaniel helped in the prosecution of military leaders who arranged for the organized murders and rapes of innocent civilians in various towns in Bosnia. Nathaniel is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, Northwestern University, and Phillips Exeter Academy. Google Profile: Nathaniel Baca