Did you know?
- It is an offence to drive having over the specified limits of certain drugs in the blood.
- The penalty for causing death by dangerous driving under the influence of drugs is a prison sentence of up to 14 years.
- Driving while impaired by drugs is thought to be a major contributor to death and injury on the roads.
Drugs that act on the central nervous system can impair many functions associated with individuals’ abilities to drive safely.
43.6% of fatally injured drivers each year test positive for drugs and over 50% of those are positive for two or more