Old Speeding Ticket

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Christopher C.'s Comment
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So I have been driving for over 3 years got a speeding ticket in 2021, before I got my CDL. Due to the pandemic a court date was not set until Nov 2023. Plead No-Lo not knowing that the ticket was going on my MVR in all honesty I thought it had already posted since I got my CDL late 2021 and have been driving ever since. Now that it has posted every company is basing the speeding ticket on the 2023 court date and I have not had any luck getting a job since. Trying to fight it any suggestions?


Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.


Motor Vehicle Record

An MVR is a report of your driving history, as reported from your state Department of Motor Vehicles. Information on this report may include Drivers License information, point history, violations, convictions, and license status on your driving record.


Operating While Intoxicated

PJ's Comment
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If you plead out there isn’t anything you can do. The date of issue doesn’t matter, the date of conviction is what everyone goes by.

How much over the limit was it?? Do you or did you have a job before the conviction??

IF it was 15 or more over the limit that will keep companies from hiring you.

This is a tough job market right now and even veteran drivers with spotless records are having trouble finding a job.

Pianoman's Comment
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If you plead out there isn’t anything you can do. The date of issue doesn’t matter, the date of conviction is what everyone goes by.

This is true for most companies but my last company (or their insurance) went by the violation date, which was the reason I was able to get that job. If he sends out enough apps maybe he’ll get lucky?

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