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It's not only illicit drugs that affect driving

Prescription medication is classified as drug-driving

Drivers who require prescription, over-the-counter medication need to continually check the labels and websites as legal drugs can affect the quality of driving and show positive results if a drug test is conducted. 718 more words


Drugged driving: Canada's laws lag behind - CMAJ

CMAJ Dane Wanniarachige April 14, 2015

In addition to setting a legal limit for cannabis, experts say that random roadside testing is the best deterrent for drug-impaired driving. 107 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

Weekend traffic operation Palm Beach

QPS News 13 April 2015

Police are concerned by the number of motorists who continue to ignore the warnings and drink and drive following a weekend traffic operation at Palm Beach. 50 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

Day 4 – Easter Road Safety Campaign statistics

QPS News 6 April 2015

Phase 1 Easter Road Safety Campaign – Update 4 of 5. The statistics contained in this release are sourced from live databases maintained by QPS, are preliminary and subject to change on a daily basis.

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Forensic Pathology

Drivers playing ice roulette as lives in danger on roads

Herald Sun Angus Thompson 3 April 2015

In Victoria, MDMA and methamphetamines were linked to a record 18 fatal crashes in 2013, and are estimated to cause an average of five crashes a week.  60 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

Queensland Easter road toll the highest on record, while police crack down on drink and drugs

Courier Mail Rhian Deutrom, Tom Snowdon 7 April 2015

A four-year-old Kingston boy, identified only as Tiari, was the youngest to die on the state’s roads when he was hit by a car outside his home on Easter Sunday. 140 more words

Forensic Pathology

More B.C. residents driving while high: Study

WATCH:  Randene Neill explains the growing risks of ‘drug impaired driving”

VANCOUVER – More B.C. residents are driving while high, according to a study published in the BC Medical Journal… 310 more words