Drugs

Legislation & Regulation
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Drug and drink-driving convictions rise in Wales

The number of drug and drink-driving convictions in Wales rose by 18% in 2018 compared with the previous year, a report has found
Road Safety
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Drivers back calls for introduction of random drug and alcohol testing

The calls come ahead of the festive season, which usually sees a spike in such incidents, and follows research by…

Road Safety
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“These figures are staggering” – drug driving convictions quadruple in less than 2 years

The number of motorists convicted for driving under the influence of drugs has increased fourfold since 2017
Legislation & Regulation
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The law around drug driving – and the 9 prescription drugs that could get you arrested for it

Eight people a day disqualified for drink or drug driving in Wales alone
Legislation & Regulation
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Half of motorists failed drug-driving tests in England and Wales

Thirty-seven drivers a day caught driving under influence of banned substances
Legislation & Regulation
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Randox forensics inquiry: Forty drug-driving offences quashed

At least 40 motorists convicted of drug-driving offences have been cleared after evidence of manipulation was found in the forensic testing process
Legislation & Regulation
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Christmas Drink and Drug driving campaign 2018

West Yorkshire Police is supporting the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) drink drive campaign, reminding people that drink or drug driving will not be tolerated at any time of the year
Other
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Driving instructor arrested after failing drugs test with pupil in car

A driving instructor in Ipswich has been released under police investigation after a roadside test for cocaine proved positive