Friday, November 13, 2009

EFFECT OF A DUI ON A COMMERCIAL LICENSE

EFFECT OF A DUI ON A COMMERCIAL LICENSE

The effects of a DUI on a commercial license is critical when considering your current and future employment if you need a commercial license. An Idaho DUI defense lawyer will be able to help you determine the impact a DUI will have on your commercial license. Idaho DUI law currently has the following impact on a commercial license:



When you were cited for DUI, if you were (1) operating a commercial motor vehicle or (2) if you hold a class A, B or C driver's license, even if you weren’t driving a commercial vehicle, you will be disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle for a period of not less than one (1) year if convicted in the form of a judgment or withheld judgment of a first violation under any state or federal law. 

Also, if you were (1) operating a commercial motor vehicle, or (2) if you hold a class A, B or C driver's license, even if you weren’t driving a commercial vehicle, you will be disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle for a period of not less than one (1) year if you refuse to submit to a test to determine your alcohol concentration while operating a motor vehicle.

If you have a commercial driver's license and have been cited with a DUI in Pocatello, American Falls, Blackfoot, Preston, Soda Springs, Malad or Montpelier please contact Mark Petersen, a Pocatello Idaho DUI defense lawyer at Snake River Law PLLC.