Commercial Driving Offenses

Defend Your Commercial Driver’s License

If you are a professional driver, a traffic ticket can have a serious effect on your driving record – and therefore your livelihood. To protect your ability to earn a living, it’s important to seek the help of an experienced defense lawyer whenever you get a ticket. At The Law Office of Karl A. Mueller, PLC, we can help you minimize the effect a driving violation has on your driving record. Attorney Karl Mueller has been very successful in working with prosecutors in the Phoenix metropolitan area to save points and reduce moving violations to nonmoving violations whenever possible.

In most cases, we can represent you in court so you do not have to miss work or return to the area to fight a traffic ticket. Call 602-697-8761 for a free initial consultation. We represent truck and other commercial drivers charged with both civil and criminal driving offenses, including:

Your commercial driver’s license (CDL) is essential for your career. With the stakes so high, you need an experienced lawyer representing you in court. Attorney Karl A. Mueller has extensive experience in both civil and criminal traffic cases. He has conducted hundreds of trials both as a prosecutor and a defense attorney. He will carefully evaluate the state’s case and determine the strongest possible defenses. Attorney Karl A. Mueller will handle all aspects of your case personally. Whenever possible, we will handle all aspects of your case by phone and email, so you will not have to return to the area.

Commercial Driving Offense FAQ

What can happen if I get a ticket as a CDL driver?

If you get a ticket as a CDL driver in Arizona, you could face losing your CDL license, either temporarily or permanently.


What should I do when I get a CDL traffic ticket?

If you’ve been convicted of a traffic violation, you want to let your employer know within a month of the conviction date. If you have been convicted outside of Arizona, you will want to call AZ MVD and alert them immediately.

Most of the time, regular licensed drivers can sign up for a driving program to lessen the consequences. Sometimes they can even get off the hook. However, as a CDL driver, you won’t be granted this option.


What are the penalties of a CDL traffic ticket?

  • Large fines
  • Increased insurance rates
  • Possible jail time depending on the violation
  • Loss of employment
  • Suspension or revocation of your Commercial Driver’s License
  • Points on your license

Will your CDL be affected even if you received the ticket while driving a commercial car?

Yes, unfortunately.


Should I hire an attorney?

You should hire an experienced attorney if you are worried about losing your job or your license. The Law Office of Karl Mueller is here to help you and has over 25 years of Experience handling CDL tickets. Call today at 602-697-8761 for a free consultation.


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