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Rate of drug-drivers exceeds rate of drink-drivers: research

ABC News | 7:30 Tracy Bowden 23 March 2015

The rate of drivers picked up for drug-driving now exceeds the rate of drink-drivers, and up to 30 per cent of fatal road accidents are caused by drivers using illicit substances, according to research. 17 more words

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Mongols bikie, 37, busted with steroids and under the influence of drugs on the M1 at Nerang

Gold Coast Bulletin March 13, 2015

A PATCHED member of the Mongols criminal motorcycle gang is in jail after being arrested for drug possession and driving under the influence on the M1. 66 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

New speed limit

Section 5A(1) and (2) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 makes it an offence for a person to drive, attempt to drive, or be in charge of a motor vehicle on a road or other public place with a specified controlled drug in the body, if the proportion of the drug in that person’s blood or urine exceeds the specified limit for that drug. 33 more words


Southern Queensland police get new equipment to test for drug driving

ABC News Fidelis Rego and Belinda Sanders 6 March 2015

Police in southern Queensland will today be given new equipment to begin drug testing drivers. 48 more words

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Queensland police increase drug driver testing

Brisbane Times AAP 3 March 2015

Drug drivers in Queensland are more likely to be caught by more than 200 extra police trained to undertake roadside testing, the state’s top cop says. 83 more words

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Everything You Need to Know About the New Drug Driving Laws

New drug driving laws came into force in England and Wales on 2nd March 2015. There are new strict limits for the amount of drugs in a driver’s blood. 956 more words

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Drug driving offences on rise

Gold Coast Bulletin Denis Doherty 1 March 2015

DRUG driving arrests are on the rise, outnumbering drink driving offences in a trend that has senior Gold Coast Police concerned

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