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Ice could have improved drugged driver’s ability, court rules

ABC News Candice Marcus and Sara Garcia June 26, 2015

A drugged motorist who ran a red light and struck a schoolboy has been cleared of dangerous driving by an Adelaide judge, after two expert witnesses suggested methylamphetamine can have a positive effect on driver ability. 80 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

University of Iowa studies impact of marijuana on driving

EurekAlert 23-Jun-2015

A new study conducted at the University of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving Simulator has found drivers who use alcohol and marijuana together weave more on a virtual roadway than drivers who use either substance independently. 111 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

Charges laid over crash that killed female passenger

Townsville Bulletin 23 June 2015

A MAN was on drugs when he crashed his car into a sign on Herveys Range Rd last year, killing his female partner, police allege. 45 more words

Forensic Pathology

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New Drug Driving Laws

New drug driving laws were introduced on 2 March 2015. Driving under the influence of drugs was already illegal before that date. 596 more words

Police Request

Cannabis and meth a bad mix for 21-year-old

Brisbane Times 15 June 2015

A 21-year-old driver has been caught behind the wheel at Zillmere while both cannabis and meth were in his system. The Goodna resident was given a drug test where he recorded a positive result for the cannabis component THC and methamphetamine.

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Drug Analysis And Toxicology

Qld blitz nabs one in five drivers for drug use

Cars Guide 9 June 2015

Around 700 motorists a month could be discovered to be driving under the influence of drugs once the testing program is fully implemented – and one in five checked over the long weekend tested positive for drug use. 52 more words

Forensic Pathology

Positive drug tests concern police as road toll climbs

Brisbane Times Kristian Silva 8 June 2015

One in five Queenslanders tested for drugs on Saturday returned a positive result, police say.  Road Policing Command Inspector Allan Hales said the results were disappointing, coupled with five fatalities that have occurred so far during the Queen’s Birthday Weekend.  54 more words

Forensic Pathology