High risk for young drug drivers

This article outlines the effect on aptitude for driving of alcohol and illegal drugs in the UK. Drug-driving is a growing problem, with detection being very difficult as there is no approved roadside testing equipment. The magazine Max Power carried out an off-road test with drivers under the influence of alcohol, cocaine, marijuana, 'speed' and 'ecstasy'. Most of the drivers became reckless and erratic in their driving, although the driver on marijuana drove dangerously slowly. (A)

  • Authors:
    • WRITER, STAFF
  • Publication Date: 2006-6

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 6-7
  • Serial:
    • INROADS
    • Publisher: INSTITUTE OF ROAD SAFETY OFFICERS

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01043757
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Mar 9 2007 8:19AM