Drunk Driving Accidents

Be Safe and Stay Sober This Holiday Season

wine glasses on table November 19th, 2019

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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What To Do if I’ve Been in an Accident with a Drunk Driver?

keys and alcoholic drink October 8th, 2019

Accidents can be stressful enough, but when you have been involved in a car accident with another driver who was under the influence of drugs or alcohol, it can make matters even worse. Your vehicle, your body, and your emotional wellbeing can all be greatly affected by such an accident. Unfortunately, drunk driving is nothing…

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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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New Bill Could Loosen Regulations on Alcohol Sales in North Carolina

beers on a bar May 28th, 2019

In North Carolina, a proposed change to current regulations could potentially allow bar patrons to order as many as four drinks at once. It would also allow state-run liquor stores to open on Sunday afternoons. A detailed article on the potential legislation is available here. About the Bill House Bill 536, sponsored by Representative Chuck…

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Ignition Interlock Devices Combat DUI Offenses

Woman with Breathalyzer February 18th, 2019

A number of states across the country now require ignition interlocks for those convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offenses. These breathalyzer devices prohibit a vehicle from starting if the driver’s Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) reads above a set level. An article detailing the technology is available here. Earlier this year, California mandated ignition…

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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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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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North Carolina Drunk Driver Accident: Ambulance Struck by a Drunk Driver This Past Weekend Severely Injuring an Infant on Board

February 13th, 2018

An accident involving a drunk driver earlier this week resulted in critical injuries to an infant after the ambulance it was riding in was struck by a drunk driver on Highway U.S. 52 in North Carolina. Both vehicles were traveling southbound on U.S. 52 when a car collided with the ambulance resulting in both drivers…

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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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Stay Safe This St. Patrick’s Day!

March 15th, 2017

On Friday, 3/17 millions of people will dress in green accented with shamrocks and glitter to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. As you enjoy all the festivities that go along with St. Patrick’s Day be mindful of safety for you and your family. St. Patrick’s Day can be a dangerous holiday due to a continuous increase…

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