DRUGS




The police are on the look out now more than ever and aside from just the erratic driving behaviour, know all the signs to spot a drug driver.
Taking drugs will impair driving skills. Driving whilst under the influence of drugs is extremely dangerous and can affect driving in numerous ways. It is also illegal.

Penalties

The penalties for drug driving are the same as drink driving.

You will receive:

A minimum 12-month driving ban
A criminal record
A fine of up to £5000 or up to 6 months in prison or both.
The menu just above, lists the most commonly used drugs, and what effect they have on a persons ability to drive safely.

You can use the links above to find out more about how some of the most commonly used drugs will affect your driving.

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