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Dallas Occupational Drivers License Lawyer

Dallas Occupational Drivers Licene Lawyer 

Transportation 522.081 applies to a violation committed while operating any motor vehicle, including a commercial motor vehicle.  A person who holds a commercial driver’s license is disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle for:

60 Days

  • Convicted of 2 serious traffic violations that occur with 3 year period, or
  • Convicted of 1 violation of a law that regulates the operation of a motor vehicle at a railroad grade crossing120 Days, If:
  • Convicted of 3 serious traffic violations arising from separate incidents occurring within a 3 year period.
  • Convicted of 2 violations of a law that regulates the operation of a motor vehicle at a railroad crossing that occur within a 3 year period.

1 Year

  • Convicted of 3 violations of a law that regulates the operation of a motor vehicle at a railroad grade crossing that occur within a 3 year period.
  • On first conviction:
  • Driving  a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, including DWI or intoxication assault.
  • Leaving the scene of an accident involving a motor vehicle driven by the person
  • Using a motor vehicle in the commission of a felony
  • Causing the death of another person through the negligent or criminal operation of a motor vehicle, or
  • Driving a commercial motor vehicle while the persons commercial drivers license is revoked, suspended, or canceled, or while the person is disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle
  • Refuses to submit to a test to determine the person’s blood alcohol concentration or the presence in the persons body of a controlled substance or drug while operating a motor vehicle in a public place, or;
  • An analysis of the person’s blood, breath, or urine determines that the person
  • Had an alcohol concentration of 0.004 or more, or that a controlled substance or drug was present in the person’s body, while operating a commercial vehicle in a public place, or
  • Had an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more while operating a motor vehicle, other than a commercial vehicle, in a public place.

3 Years

  • Previously convicted of an offense requiring a 1 year suspension and the vehicle being operated by the person was transporting a hazardous material required to be placarded.
  • Refuses to submit to a test to determine the person’s blood alcohol concentration or the presence in the person’s body of a controlled substance or drug while operating a motor vehicle in a public place and the vehicle being operated by the person was transporting a hazardous material required to be placarded.
  • An analysis of the person’s blood, breath, or urine determines that while transporting a hazardous material required to be placarded the person:
  • While operating a commercial motor vehicle in a public place had an alcohol concentration of 0.04 or more, or a controlled substance or drug present in the person’s body; or
  • While operating a motor vehicle, other than a commercial motor vehicle, in a public place had an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more.
  • Convicted of 1 violation of a law that regulates the operation of a motor vehicle at a railroad grade crossing.

Lifetime, If

  • Convicted 2 or more times of an offense requiring a 1 year suspension or a combination of those offenses arising from 2 or more separate incidents.
  • The person uses a motor vehicle in the commission of a felony involving:
  • The manufacture, distribution, or dispensing of a controlled substance, or
  • Possession with intent to manufacture, distribute, or dispense a controlled substance; or
  • For any combination of 2 or more of the following, arising from 2 or more separate incidents;
  • A conviction of the person for an offense requiring a 1 year suspension
  • For refusing to submit a test to determine the person’s alcohol concentration or the presence in the person’s body of a controlled substance or a drug while operating a motor vehicle in a public place, and
  • An analysis of the person’s blood, breath, or urine determines that the person has:
  • Had an alcohol concentration of 0.04 or more, or that a controlled substance or drug was present in the person’s body, while operating a commercial motor vehicle in a public place, or
  • Had an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more while operating a motor vehicle, other the a commercial motor vehicle, in a public place
  • If the person uses a motor vehicle in the commission of an offense that involves transportation, concealment, or harboring of an alien.
Dallas occupational drivers license lawyer Constantine G. Anagnostis has extensive experience helping individuals obtain an occupational drivers licenses, clear traffic warrants, and resolve traffic tickets. An occupational driver’s license is a special restricted license issued to persons whose license has been suspended or revoked for certain offenses (other than medical reasons or delinquent child support). An occupational license authorizes the operation of a non-commercial motor vehicle in connection with a person’s occupation, for educational purposes or in the performance of essential household duties. Mr. Anagnostis can explain the options available for you, eligibility requirements, and the procedures. At the Law Office of Constantine G. Anagnostis, we look forward to helping you. For more information call 817-229-0319 for a free consultation.