Driving Safety

The Importance of Trucking Safety

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Truck drivers do Americans a tremendous service by transporting much-needed items and goods where they need to be, day in and day out. When driving on the highway, you will likely encounter at least one trucker at work, delivering essential cargo to or from a destination. In this case, other motorists must drive safely and…

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Winter Safety on Triad Today

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On Saturday, January 22nd, attorneys David Daggett and Griff Shuler of Daggett Shuler Law appeared on  Triad Today to provide important information about winter safety. With icy and cold weather across the Triad, everyone should have these tips. Watch the segment: The best advice is if you don’t absolutely have to go out, stay home….

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Wearing a Seat Belt: How it Could Affect Your Car Accident Claim

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Seat belts save lives and help to reduce injuries during car accidents. Despite the obvious safety advantages and laws that require buckling up, some motorists still choose not to buckle up. Suppose you weren’t wearing a seat belt at the time of an accident in North Carolina. In that case, you might be wondering what…

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Driving Tips for Newly Licensed Drivers and Teens

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When it comes to driving, you can never be too safe. Our guide provides vital information for new teen drivers to consider before they consider hitting the road. Understand the Risks Learning how to drive is an exhilarating experience for teenagers. Still, it’s imperative to know the hazards you now face behind the wheel. Critical…

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New Season, New Dangers: Fall Driving Safety Tips for Drivers of All Ages

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Most people think of autumn as a gentle time, but fall has multiple driving hazards that can result in damage or injury. There are a few ways to stay safe on the roads this fall.  Here are some things that require special attention this season: Pay Close Attention to the Weather Several weather conditions in…

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How Can You Drive Safely Around Tractor Trailers?

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There’s no doubt that driving any automotive vehicle can be dangerous. But when involved in an accident, some vehicles can prove more dangerous than others. The damage that can be caused by a tractor-trailer far exceeds that of a car. At 80,000 pounds, an average tractor-trailer weighs about 20 times more than an average car….

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Be Safe and Stay Sober This Holiday Season

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The holidays are a time for celebration, but sometimes celebrating goes too far when alcohol is involved. Individuals who get behind the wheel while intoxicated can turn a joyful day into a nightmare. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, the number of DUI arrests is the highest of the year. This is referred to as “DUI…

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Obtaining a North Carolina Driver’s License

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Driving is a privilege and not a right. That is why the state of North Carolina works hard to ensure the safety of everyone on the road by requiring drivers to be licensed. Here is the process for obtaining a North Carolina Driver’s License. Learner’s Permit  In order to obtain a learner’s permit in North…

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Shining a Light on Headlight and Hazard Light Laws in NC

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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

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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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