Experienced Legal Support for Truck Drivers in Baltimore
SPECIALIZING IN COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE (CDL) VIOLATIONS
Even the most experienced and careful truck drivers can get a CDL violation occasionally, but constantly moving across the country makes it hard to fight the charges. At the Law Offices of Hillel Traub, P.A., we understand that fighting CDL violations can be a roadblock on your time and income. As a commercial truck driver, maintaining a clean CDL is an absolute must in your line of work and traffic offenses and CDL moving violations can impede your ability to earn a living. Hillel Traub represents you while you continuing working, so you don’t have to return to Baltimore.
ASSISTANCE WITH ALL TYPES OF CDL VIOLATIONS IN MARYLAND
Attorney Hillel Traub appears in courts throughout Maryland, collecting the experience needed to understand and combat all CDL violations. Below you’ll find the most common CDL violations and how we approach them.
A serious CDL violation like driving under the influence comes with hefty fines and can disqualify you from driving for a year for a first offence or permanently for a second offence. Operating a commercial vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance is just as serious of a violation and will have a drastic effect on your ability to continue working. Before accepting any charges – even if you are “technically guilty”.
If your license has been suspended or revoked, it is critical that you follow local laws in restoring it before you begin to drive again. If you have never received a license, you must apply for one before you may drive. We understand that not all situations are alike, which is why we will listen to your reasoning to optimally present your case.
WHAT IF I LEAVE THE SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT?
Accidents happen, and it is your responsibility to report properly after one has occurred. If you have been involved in an accident and left the scene prematurely, it is likely that you will face charges. We can help you present your case clearly and effectively to ensure your side of the story is recognized by the court.
Though it may be easy to speed on long stretches of open road, going 15 mph over the posted limit will earn you a CDL violation moving violation. Simply paying the ticket is an admission of guilt, which affects the points on your license, can cause your insurance rates to go up, and puts your job in jeopardy.
HOURS OF SERVICE (HOS) VIOLATIONS
HOS regulations determine when and how long you can drive your commercial vehicle, and if you go above and beyond those hours, you could face serious penalties. From fines and safety violations to civil or even criminal penalties, you need a CDL license defense lawyer who has real experience with the current CDL laws to achieve the best possible results.
PROTECT YOUR CDL AND YOUR JOB
Hillel Traub once held the esteemed position of Maryland Assistant Attorney General for the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, and his intimate knowledge of the Maryland traffic laws and the local court systems is your best chance for a positive outcome. As a professional truck driver, you need to protect your career by contacting a CDL violations attorney right from the start. If you are convicted of a commercial driver’s license violation in Maryland, you legally must notify your employer within 30 days, so don’t risk the loss of your income. Instead, trust Baltimore CDL attorney Hillel Traub to fight for you – no matter where you live!