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EXCLUSIVE: Hidden menace of the drivers high on drugs

By Ray Massey and Tom Payne

NEW roadside ‘drugalyser’ tests have revealed a hidden epidemic of drug-driving across Britain.

Police forces are recording positive results for as many as 56 per cent of suspects who are pulled over, figures uncovered by the Daily Mail show. 776 more words

Journalism

MDPV in Queensland Drivers

Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences Published online: 12 May 2015

3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) is a novel psychoactive drug structurally related to cathinone with powerful CNS stimulant effects. 173 more words

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Drugged boaties putting lives at risk

Townsville Bulletin CHRISTIE ANDERSON SAMANTHA HEALY May 08, 2015

A WHITSUNDAY skipper was fined and sacked after being caught piloting a ferry with cannabis in his system. 90 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

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

Driving

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