Tag: federal rules for CDLs

Federal Regulars Target “Sleepy” Drivers

When driving a big rig over roads, you do not want to fall asleep, right? Sleepy drivers should know that the federal regulators are considering new restrictions for truck drivers who have sleep apnea, a condition where a person reduces or stops breathing during their sleep. Sleep apnea involves repeated episodes of upper airway collapse… Read more »

Tips for Preparing For The CDL Exam

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Prepping for any type of test is never easy, and most of the time it’s more strenuous than not. Prepping for something like a driver’s license, however, can be a bit more frustrating because of how important it is to a person’s personal or business life, especially in terms of a CDL or commercial driver’s… Read more »

What Happens to Your CDL if You Get a DUI?

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Truckers depend on having their CDL (commercial driver’s license) in order to make a living, feed their families, and have somewhere to go every day to work and get paid. What happens to your CDL if you get a DUI? Unfortunately, you get your CDL suspended for one year for first time offenders. If it’s… Read more »

Obtaining a Commercial Driver’s License

The average person doesn’t know how to drive a bus or a big truck with double or triple trailers. They also don’t know how to handle trucks with tanks or hazardous materials. They go about their lives with their state driver’s license, going to school, the mall, and other places around town in their Chevys,… Read more »