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Trucker's Corner

Sullivan & Leavitt has a longstanding commitment to the truck drivers that serve our country by transporting the freight that we all depend on every day.  Here, we will post articles, releases, and guides to help you stay informed about the issues that affect you and your business.  Please remember that these are limited introductions to topics that may affect you.  They are not legal advice and they do not take the place of consulting with an attorney.  

Image removed.Motor Carrier Citations.  We assist truck drivers throughout the State of Michigan with citations they receive from motor carrier and police officers.  Some of these citations can become quite expensive and may affect your CDL status, a motor-carrier's operating authority, insurance, and safety rating with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.  Here are some of the more common violations we see. 

Image removed.When Does a Chauffeur License Holder Need a CDL? - If you have a chauffeur's license and tow a trailer with a GVWR of more than 10,000 pounds, you may need a CDL, depending on the Truck and Trailer Combinations.  Click here to learn more.