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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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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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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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What to Know About Uninsured & Underinsured Motorists in NC

people who have been in a car accident September 3rd, 2019

When you find yourself involved in a car accident, it can be more than just inconvenient; it can be downright frustrating. Something that can help to ease the worry is the thought that the other driver has insurance in order to cover all of the costs of the accident. Unfortunately, this is not always the…

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New Studies Show Automated Car Systems Are Confusing Drivers

self-driving car July 29th, 2019

Technology is rapidly advancing every day and the car industry is no exception. From lane and speed maintenance to self-parallel parking, automation is beginning to greatly infiltrate the automotive industry. But while it may seem like these new added features make driving much safer, two new IIHS studies show just the opposite. One study demonstrates…

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Suspected DWI Driver Facing Murder Charges After Deadly Accident

Ambulance driving fast July 8th, 2019

A 30-year-old Greensboro man has been charged with murder after fatally hitting a 38-year-old Greensboro woman. The victim was waiting at a bus stop on Lees Chapel Road when the driver hit a utility pole, the victim, and then a tree before stopping. More information about the investigation can be found here. While the victim…

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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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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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Running Red Lights: Not Worth the Risk

Red traffic lights January 2nd, 2019

The hectic pace of modern life brings multiple distractions, as well as a sense of urgency behind the wheel. At Daggett Shuler Law, we see the tragic consequences of distracted driving, drunk driving, and other traffic accidents every day. That is why we encourage safe driving and urge drivers to obey traffic signs and signals…

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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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