Drug Driving

Britain’s drug-driving crisis

Mar 08, 2023No Comments

The UK’s leading independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, is calling on the government to prioritise the growing crisis of drug-driving on Britain’s roads. Media

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Drug driving and speeding at record highs a...

Nov 09, 2022Comments off

Analysis of 2021 Crown and Magistrates Court data by the AA* has found that both drug driving and speeding cases are at record highs. As

FORS introduces new policies for drink ...

Jul 11, 2022Comments off

Companies signed up to the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) must now have policies in place to ensure their drivers are not impaired through drink

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Transport Secretary cracks down on drug-dri...

Apr 05, 2022Comments off

Drug-drivers could be required to undertake rehabilitation courses before being allowed back behind the wheel, under new plans to address this underestimated social problem. Drink-drive

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Crimestoppers: Rising threat of drug drivin...

Dec 15, 2021Comments off

Independent charity Crimestoppers, in partnership with D.tec International, has launched a new national campaign to target those who get behind the wheel and drug drive.

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Alcohol and drug misuse – is it time to t...

Oct 19, 2021Comments off

The full implications of the COVID-19 pandemic will take many more months, if not years, to play out. One of the many worrying consequences is

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Use alcohol interlocks to cut drink driving

Mar 26, 2021Comments off

The UK Government should introduce alcohol interlocks (“alcolocks” as soon as possible for drivers convicted of drink driving. This would reduce the high level of

drug driving

GEM expresses concern over Britain’s drug...

Mar 02, 2021Comments off

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is raising concerns about drug driving across the UK. In particular, GEM is worried about inconsistencies in

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Police forces crackdown on festive drink &#...

Jan 18, 2021Comments off

Police forces across the UK have started publishing the results of festive campaigns which targeted those who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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Police step up drink and drug drive enforce...

Dec 07, 2020Comments off

Police chiefs have warned that anyone getting behind the wheel ‘after a festive drink or two’ faces the prospect of ending up behind bars this