Drunk Driving Accidents

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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MADD “Tie One On For Safety” Campaign Reminds Motorists to Drive Sober During The Holiday Season

November 17th, 2016

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the MADD “Tie One On for Safety” campaign. This public awareness campaign focuses on the importance of designating a sober driver during the holiday season. Thousands of innocent lives are tragically lost every year due to drunk driving. Sadly, the holiday season is no exception. The rate of…

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Happy Labor Day from Daggett Shuler Law!

September 2nd, 2016

The attorneys and staff at Daggett Shuler Law wish you and your family a safe and happy Labor Day Weekend! Please enjoy your holiday weekend responsibly. Labor Day is one of the busiest travel periods of the year. More cars and vehicles on the road means that drivers face an increased risk of being involved…

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North Carolina Kicks off Labor Day “Booze It and Lose It” Campaign

August 24th, 2016

Every year in the U.S, thousands of innocent lives are taken due to drunk driving. In North Carolina alone, over 350 people lose their life every year due to an alcohol-related crash. Drunk drivers selfishly put themselves and others at risk for possible life-threatening injuries, not to mention a possible arrest and suspended license. Last…

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