Commercial driver's depend on their CDL for their livelihood. Many drivers with CDL's call my office after receiving a reckless driving ticket, concerned they may lose their CDL as a result of their reckless driving ticket. This page addresses the instances where a driver's CDL may be suspended or disqualified due to a CDL reckless driving conviction.
Pursuant to Virginia Code § 46.2-341.18, convictions of certain offenses in Virginia will result in a disqualification of a driver's CDL. The Virginia Code groups these offenses into different categories based on the severity of the offense. The most serious category is the Major Violation category of offenses. The other category is the Serious Violation category (scroll down to see the serious violation category).