December 2010

Don’t Be Distracted

December 30th, 2010

Don’t Be Distracted          “Distracted Driver Awareness Week” was held this month in an effort to educate motorists on safe driving. According to a report by the National Highway Safety Administration, about 80% of accidents are caused by driver inattention. The report also said that about 65% of all near-crashes involved some sort of driver inattention.          Did You Know? 98% of Americans claim to…

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas

December 26th, 2010
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Safe, Happy Holidays!

December 23rd, 2010

Safe, Happy Holidays!         Holidays can be the happiest of times with family and friends. Please join with us in using our best efforts to keep your holidays safe and happy.   Over the years we have seen holidays turned into instant tragedy by causes that should have been prevented. Perhaps one of the worst and most frequent tragedies are those caused by drunk drivers….

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Winter Driving Safety

December 16th, 2010

Winter Driving Safety        We got our first taste of bad weather affecting road conditions today. Winter driving can be dangerous, inconvenient, even infuriating. But you can offset those aggravations and minimize the special risks of winter driving by practicing safe habits for winter driving.       First, the best rule is to don’t drive if you don’t have to when the weather is bad. Certainly,…

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Texting While Driving

December 6th, 2010

Texting While Driving           Text messaging is a relatively new and very fast-growing method of communication. While it certainly has its advantages, texting while driving can be extremely dangerous.           Recently while traveling around the triad working in our Daggett Shuler offices it was surprising to observe the number of drivers who appeared to be texting while driving. As I visited our Greensboro office, went…

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