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Coverages of the CDL Defender™

EXTENSIVE COVERAGE: U.S. Legal Services offers unparalleled coverage for commercial drivers.

Who is covered?

The CDL Defender™ covers both the employee and the employee’s spouse in personal and commercial vehicles. Dependent children are also offered discounted attorney’s fees for all personal legal matters.

What is covered?

U.S. Legal Services offers a legal benefit that pays your attorney’s fees for all covered legal matters when you utilize a network attorney. With the CDL Defender™ Plan, you and your spouse are covered for all non- criminal moving, non-moving, and DOT violations in both your personal and commercial vehicles.

Violation U.S. Legal Coverage
Unsafe Driving
Speeding Yes
Bypassing Weigh Station Yes
Reckless Driving Yes
Improper Lane Use Yes
Failure to Obey Traffic Signs Yes
Following Too Closely Yes
Improper/Unsafe Passing Yes
HOS Compliance
Incomplete/Inaccurate Log Book Yes
Exceeding Hours of Service Yes
Driver Fitness
No/Invalid/Expired Medical Card Yes
Driver Disqualified Yes
Crash Indicator
Failure to Yield Yes
Negligent Driving Yes
Vehicle Maintenance
Unsecured Load Yes
Tire Tread Yes
Inoperative Headlamps Yes
Inadequate Break System Yes
Overweight/Overlength Yes
Hazardous Materials
Unsecure Load Yes
Invalid/Improper Placard Yes
Hazardous Materials Yes
Leaking Containers Yes
Improper Packaging Yes
  • Pre-existing citations, as well as non-pointable and criminal violations, are subject to referral discount. Violations related to alcohol or controlled substance possession are subject to referral
  • Referral discount is 33.3% off attorney’s normal hourly rates.
  • Coverage does not include fines, court costs, or other incidentals related to the legal matter.
  • Must be a properly licensed CDL holder

Additional benefits:

Free Attorney Consultations: Consultations for all non-CDL related matters including divorce, child support, child custody, consumer law, debt collection, bankruptcy, and more.

Free Financial Coaching: Our trained financial planners will help you get out of debt, restore credit, learn how to budget, and develop good spending habits.

Free Identity Theft Restoration Program: Highly trained specialists are available to listen, answer questions, and assist with restoring identity and good credit.

DISCLAIMER:

Once enrolled in coverage, you will receive a certificate describing the exact coverage benefit purchased. This flyer explains the general purposes of the insurance, but in no way changes or affects the insurance afforded under the policy issued. All coverage is to be subject to actual policy conditions and exclusions. Not sponsored or approved by the United States Government or any Department or Agency thereof.

What are the Enhanced Benefits?

An overview of personal legal benefits provided at the 1/3 discounted rate:

Legal Service U.S. Legal Coverage
Office and Telephone Consultations Yes
Consumer Protection Matters Yes
Personal Property Protection Yes
Personal Injury First $1,000 shall be exempt from contingency agreement.

Contingency fee cannot exceed 25% of the net recovery if successfully resolved before or after trial or cannot exceed 30% if resolved after an appeal.

Misdemeanor Defense Yes
Habeas Corpus Yes
Administrative Hearing Representation Yes
Civil Actions as Defendant Yes
Demand Letters Yes
Document Review Yes
Estate Planning Yes
Simple Will Package Yes
Wills and Codicils Yes
Simple Testamentary Trust Yes
Estate Administration Yes
Family Law including:

Contested and Uncontested Divorce Child Support

Child Custody Spousal Support Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets

Modification Actions Enforcement Actions Annulments

Yes
Adoption and Legitimization (Contested and Uncontested) Yes
Guardianship or Conservatorship (Uncontested) Yes
Name Change Yes
Insurance Law Yes
Real Estate Transactions Yes
Landlord/Tenant Law (as Tenant) Yes
Traffic Violations Yes
Debt Collection Defense Yes
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Yes
Wage Earner Plan Bankruptcy (Chapter 13) Yes – Through Confirmation of a Chapter 13 Plan
Juvenile Court Defense Yes
Immigration: Visa Extensions, Naturalization, Deportation Yes
All other Immigration Matters Yes
Business Law One corporation or formation of a business entity per year
All other legal matters Yes
Pre-Existing legal matters Yes
Identity Theft Restoration Program Yes
Financial Coaching Yes
DISCLAIMER:
Once enrolled in coverage, you will receive a certificate describing the exact coverage benefit purchased. This explains the general purposes of the insurance, but in no way changes or affects the insurance afforded under the policy issued. All coverage is subject to actual policy limitations and exclusions. Criminal citations are handled at the discounted rate of 1/3 off attorney’s fees. Felonies are excluded. Insurance products are underwritten by U.S. Legal Services, Inc. Defender products are provided by U.S. Legal Services, Inc., depending on the product and state. This material is for illustrative purposes only and is not a contract. Not sponsored or approved by the United States Government or any Department or Agency thereof.