If you read our blog regularly, then you’ve seen several posts this year about GRL Law saving commercial driver licenses from disqualification. This post is no exception. Another CDL saved? That’s right! Our client was asked to submit a breath sample to determine his alcohol concentration. He consented to testing after which time the DOT […]
GRL Law wins another dismissal for an out-of-state CDL holder. During a recent CMV speeding interdiction program on Interstate 35, an Iowa State Patrol pilot locked in our driver’s speed at 78 mph from the air. The posted speed limit was 70 mph. On cross-examination, we established the 400 foot metal tape used by the […]
GRL Law saved another out-of-state CDL holder from being convicted of a moving violation. A concerned motorist called in about a load spilling from the back of a semi truck. A veteran DOT officer found a vehicle matching the description, but the doors to the trailer were closed. He followed the truck for several miles […]
The traffic ticket defense attorneys at GRL Law save yet another driver’s license from suspension. A conviction for driving more than 24 mph over the posted speed limit carries a hefty fine. It also constitutes a “serious violation” for DOT purposes. The Iowa DOT typically suspends a license for 90 days for a conviction of […]
When your CDL is at risk for failing a breath test, you need the expertise of the impaired driving defense attorneys at GRL Law. Merely three weeks after suppressing a breath test to save a commercial driver’s license, the firm’s efforts have rescued another CDL holder, this time through the DOT appeal process. The administrative […]
Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. GRL Law’s investigation revealed that the arresting officer failed to keep his Preliminary Breath Test (PBT) devise properly calibrated and documented as required by Iowa law. The officer based his request for a breath sample at the station upon the PBT test result. Failure to comply with the calibration, documentation […]
You never intended to pass that school bus, the one with the flashing amber lights and extended stop arm. But it happened. In fact, it happens to the very best drivers across the state every day. The police officer hands you a citation with a court date and says something about probably paying a small […]
OWI second offense charge was amended to reckless driving and the client’s driver’s license was saved because the officer failed to offer the client a preliminary breath test or arrest him for OWI prior to asking him to submit to the official Datamaster breath test.
Following a violation of the client’s right to place telephone calls, the State reduced the charge to reckless driving and the client’s license was saved.
Howard County client’s OWI charge is amended to public intoxication.