Driving Safety

Shining a Light on Headlight and Hazard Light Laws in NC

cars driving in the rain October 1st, 2019

When we’re about to drive at night, one of our very first thoughts is to turn on our headlights. But while we know that we need to utilize these lights to be able to drive in the dark, there are other times that we are mandated to use them as well. Here is what you…

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School Bus Safety to Be Featured on Triad Today

students boarding a school bus September 18th, 2019

School is in session once again, and school busses are back on the roads. While their frequent stops may present an inconvenience to commuters in a hurry, drivers should always keep the safety of students in mind. Attorneys David Daggett and Griff Shuler of Daggett Shuler, Attorneys at Law, will be appearing on Triad Today…

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Tips for Keeping Safe This Labor Day Weekend

picnic August 29th, 2019

It’s hard to believe that the end of summer is already upon us. And while it can be sad to see the warm weather go, Labor Day allows us one last opportunity to get our summer fun in. Here are some tips for staying safe while having fun this Labor Day weekend. Fireworks  A sure…

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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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Have a Safe 4th of July By Practicing Safe Driving

Car ready for a road trip July 2nd, 2019

The 4th of July holiday is fast approaching. For many of us, a long Independence Day weekend means summer travel plans—and long hours spent behind the wheel. With this in mind, the team of personal injury attorneys at Daggett Shuler Law wish you safe travels and a happy holiday. North Carolina Statistics The North Carolina…

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Wake Forest Baptist Health, Daggett Shuler Safe Sober Prom Night Present Teen Road Safety Day

David Daggett and teen with SSPN shirt April 5th, 2019

On April 3rd, Brenner Children’s Hospital—a division of Wake Forest Baptist Health—once again joined forces with Daggett Shuler Law and our Safe Sober Prom Night program to keep our children protected. For the second year, the Childress Institute of Pediatric Trauma presented Teen Road Safety Day at West Forsyth High School in Clemmons, North Carolina….

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April Raises Awareness of Distracted Driving

distracted driver April 1st, 2019

Each day, car accidents caused by distracted driving kill more than nine Americans, and leave 100 more injured. For this reason, the National Safety Council (NSC) has declared April Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Observing Distracted Driving Awareness Month provides an opportunity to recognize the dangers of distracted driving and eliminate preventable deaths. The Insurance Institute…

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Proposed Ban on Cell Phone Use for Drivers Gains Support

Texting and driving March 7th, 2019

A newly proposed change to state law would prohibit drivers in North Carolina from using hand-held cell phones or other communication devices while behind the wheel. The full text of the pending bill is available here. Introduced in the House General Assembly by Representative Kevin Corbin, House Bill DRH10080-MW-37A—also known as Hands Free NC—seeks to…

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Utah’s Strict New DUI Laws: The Shape of Things to Come?

DUI Checkpoint Sign January 21st, 2019

After passing a new law in December 2018, Utah now has the strictest restrictions on Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in the United States. A detailed article on the new laws now in effect appears here. The New Standard On December 30th, the new law lowered the legal Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) for legal driving…

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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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