Cooley v. State Department of Public Safety, 827 So. 2d 124 (Ala. Civ. App. 2002) -- [Out of state violation; application to Alabama Class D and CDL]
Commercial vehicle operator who entered a plea of guilty to Tennessee statute of "driving while impaired" with a blood alcohol content of .05% supported the suspension of his Alabama operator (Class 'D') license and disqualification of his commercial driver license. Citing Bruno v. Director, Dep't of Public Safety, 673 So. 2d 445 (Ala. Civ. App. 1995): "conduct used as a basis for an out-of-state conviction for a driving offense must also be conduct that would authorize the suspension or revocation of a license in Alabama."