Tag: following too closely

NFG for CDL Driver Charged with Following Too Closely

On February 3, 2022, the Worth County Magistrate found our client not guilty of the charge of Following Too Closely. An Iowa State Trooper testified that two semi-trucks passed him in the left lane.  The rear truck, which was operated by our client, was within five feet of the other. However, the trooper had not observed that the lead truck was actually right behind him and pulled into the left lane at 60 mph, cutting off our client.  The trooper was traveling 52 mph in the right lane. Our client was traveling 65 miles per hour pulling a fully loaded […]

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CDL Disqualification for Moving Violations

The Iowa DOT will disqualify your CDL if you are convicted of certain moving violations.  These include: Operating a CMV upon a highway without a CDL or commercial learner’s permit Operating a CMV upon a highway without the proper class of CDL, commercial learner’s permit for the specific vehicle group or for the passengers or type of cargo being transported Speeding 15 mph or more over the legal speed limit Reckless driving Any violation of the traffic laws, except a parking or vehicle weight violation, which arises in connection with a fatal traffic accident Following another motor vehicle too closely […]

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CDL Traffic Ticket Defense – Yes, We Do That, Too!

The trial attorneys at GRL Law have a well-earned reputation for zealously and aggressively representing those accused of serious criminal offenses in Iowa. While we are perhaps best known for our statewide defense of drinking drivers including felony vehicular homicide, the firm is also recognized for its work in other complex areas of the law such as sex offenses and drug charges. One area that typically doesn’t make the news, but is nevertheless a highly specialized niche for the firm, is the defense of CDL traffic tickets. We defend all CDL-related citations.  Statewide.  Everything from excessive speed and lane changes […]

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