Driving Safety

Obtaining a North Carolina Driver’s License

teen driver November 5th, 2019

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

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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A Look at Child Passenger Safety Week

kid in car seat September 16th, 2019

Accidents can be scary, but one of the scariest aspects of them is when there are children involved. According to the National Safety Council, car crashes are one of the leading causes of death for children. In 2017, 675 children under the age of 13 were killed in motor vehicle crashes and every 32 seconds…

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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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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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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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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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