Car Accident

New Studies Show Automated Car Systems Are Confusing Drivers

self-driving car July 29th, 2019

Technology is rapidly advancing every day and the car industry is no exception. From lane and speed maintenance to self-parallel parking, automation is beginning to greatly infiltrate the automotive industry. But while it may seem like these new added features make driving much safer, two new IIHS studies show just the opposite. One study demonstrates…

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Suspected DWI Driver Facing Murder Charges After Deadly Accident

Ambulance driving fast July 8th, 2019

A 30-year-old Greensboro man has been charged with murder after fatally hitting a 38-year-old Greensboro woman. The victim was waiting at a bus stop on Lees Chapel Road when the driver hit a utility pole, the victim, and then a tree before stopping. More information about the investigation can be found here. While the victim…

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Felony Charges Filed After Fatal Accident in Greensboro

keys with bottle caps June 24th, 2019

A local man has been arrested and charged with a number of felonies after hitting and killing a pedestrian during a hit-and-run accident in Greensboro. An article on the investigation is available here. Greensboro Police report a 52-year-old Greensboro man has been arrested after his 2005 Lincoln Navigator struck and killed a pedestrian on Franklin…

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Tesla Autopilot In Use Seconds Before Fatal Crash

Tesla dashboard June 10th, 2019

Federal investigators have determined that the driver of a Tesla Model 3 sedan engaged the vehicle’s semi-autonomous autopilot system seconds before he was killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer. A detailed article on the ongoing investigation is available here. The collision, which occurred on U.S. Highway 441 in Delray Beach, Florida, took the life…

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Running Red Lights: Not Worth the Risk

Red traffic lights January 2nd, 2019

The hectic pace of modern life brings multiple distractions, as well as a sense of urgency behind the wheel. At Daggett Shuler Law, we see the tragic consequences of distracted driving, drunk driving, and other traffic accidents every day. That is why we encourage safe driving and urge drivers to obey traffic signs and signals…

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Holiday Party Tips from Daggett Shuler Law

People toasting December 10th, 2018

With Thanksgiving behind us and New Year’s on the horizon, the holiday season is in full swing. For most of us, that means celebrations with family and friends. For some, however, it could also mean overindulgence. Daggett Shuler Law offers some useful tips to help you enjoy the season safely and responsibly. ‘Tis the Season…

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Child Passenger Safety Week: September 23-29, 2018

child in car seat September 24th, 2018

Recognizing car crashes as a leading cause of death between ages one and thirteen, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has designated September 23rd to 29th as Child Passenger Safety Week. With this in mind, Daggett Shuler provides tips and resources to keep your youngest passengers secure on the road. Know the Law…

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What Are The 12 Most Distracting Cars on the Road?

October 18th, 2017

It’s no secret that today’s automobiles come fully equipped for a digital experience like no other. With so much emphasis on the dangers of distracted driving, it’s hard to understand why automakers are consistently designing cars that aid in the distraction rather than avoiding it. Equipped with “infotainment” consoles, the latest cars to come off…

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How Much Does Driving While Impaired Really Cost?

July 6th, 2017

Every day in the United States, an average of 27 people die as a result of people driving impaired. Last week, a head-on collision occurred when a vehicle, traveling northbound in the southbound lanes, crashed into another vehicle. The crash happened a little before 10:40 p.m. on Highway 52 in Winston-Salem. Unfortunately, one person died…

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This April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 4th, 2017

In the United States distracted driving has become a rising epidemic. According to the NHTSA in 2015 alone 3,477 people were killed and 391,000 were injured in a motor vehicle accidents caused by a distracted driver. Whether someone is texting, checking email, changing music or talking and looking around, distracted driving can become deadly in…

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