San Jose Commercial DUI Lawyer
Drunk driving is a serious crime with serious consequences. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrant commercial drivers in the United States are held to a stricter standard that regular motorists. Even if you were driving a non-commercial vehicle at the time of your arrest, your commercial driver's license can still be in jeopardy. An experienced San Jose DUI attorney from our firm can help you to understand your charges and counsel you on your best options in preparing a proper defense.
Laws for Commercial Drivers
A commercial license holder is subject to all of the same DUI laws as any other driver in California. There are some additional laws that pertain strictly to them since they are held to a somewhat higher standard seeing as driving is a part of their job description. As a licensed driver in California you can be arrested for a DUI if your BAC is 0.08% or higher. As a licensed commercial driver you can be arrested for a DUI if you are driving a commercial vehicle and your BAC is 0.04% or higher.
When arrested for driving under the influence as a commercial driver, you are not eligible to receive a restricted license. Not only does a commercial DUI conviction put your commercial driver's license in peril, it can also cause a loss of personal driving privileges with regard to your noncommercial driver's license. As a commercial driver's license holder you know better than anyone how important your ability to drive is to you and your livelihood. Don't take chances with your future by hiring anything but the best in legal representation. Get in touch with a qualified San Jose commercial DUI attorney before it is too late.
Aggressive Legal Defense
When you are faced with the possible loss of your commercial driving privileges due to a commercial DUI, procuring the services of the legal professionals at The Law Offices of Adam Allen Arant, Esq. can make a substantial difference in the positive outcome of your case. We pride ourselves in devoting our time, talent and extensive resources to advocating for our client's cause. Our firm will take the necessary steps to uncover every detail of your case and to explore every possible avenue of defense available in seeking a reduction or dismissal of your charges. Helping you to retain your driving privileges and keeping your criminal record clean is our top priority.