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Having a Safe Sober Holiday Season on Triad Today


On Saturday, December 17th, attorney Griff Shuler of Daggett Shuler Law appeared on Triad Today to provide tips for having a happy and – more importantly – safe holiday season. Watch the segment:

With the holiday season comes a lot of social obligations and events, including parties. While alcohol is present at many of these types of events, there are some things you can do as either a host or a guest to ensure everyone’s safety.

If you’re hosting, be sure to have plenty of non-alcoholic drinks and food available to your guests. Keep an eye on your guests’ consumption, and don’t hesitate to take keys from anyone who has imbibed a little too much.

As a guest, planning ahead is key. If you’re expecting that you will drink, be sure to arrange a designated driver, or plan to use a ride-sharing service like Uber to get home. You should also keep an eye out for your fellow party-goers. Being proactive is key; don’t let a fellow guest leave if they’ve had too much. The risk just isn’t worth it.

Daggett Shuler is very involved in reducing occurrences of drinking and driving in our community. Their long-standing community initiative – the Safe Sober program – encourages the Triad to make the right choice when it comes to drinking and drug use. While initially aimed at high school students during prom season, the program has evolved over the past few years to incorporate the entire community, including adults and younger students. It takes a community working together to reduce the risk of harmful behaviors, and Daggett Shuler is proud to lead the way.

In fact, Safe Sober is now a year-round program with many ways to be involved. The t-shirt contest – a long-standing facet of Safe Sober – is always popular among high school students, and the winning design will be unveiled in the spring. Several local Y summer programs also enjoy the benefits of the Safe Sober program, spreading the message (and shirts) to pre-teens and younger kids. Daggett Shuler is also excited to announce Safe Sober Night at the Winston-Salem Dash, coming in April. This event is open to the entire Triad and promises to be a great day at the ballpark.

Later in the episode, Griff also participated in the Roundtable discussion with Ogi Overman and Keith Grandberry. They talked about current news items and political issues.

We Support the Triad Community

As always, the team at Daggett Shuler Law is proud to help support efforts to make a positive impact in our local area and support our students. Our Safe Sober program and annual backpack program are just some of the ways we strive to serve our community. We believe in setting an example and supporting those working to improve the quality and health of our communities. 

About Daggett Shuler

The personal injury and disability lawyers at Daggett Shuler Law represent clients throughout North Carolina. Call 336-724-1234 for more information or a free consultation. 

I would like to take time to thank the staff at Daggett Shuler Attorneys at Law. To Megan Youngblood for helping me get my disability started; thank you so much for everything!

Olivia Winston