DRUGS

 

The police are on the look out now more than ever and aside from just the erratic behaviour, know all the signs to spot someone on drugs.
Taking drugs will impair motor skills and your judgement. This can also include prescription medications. Make sure that you are fully aware of the side effects they may have, especially if you will be mixing them with any amount of alcohol.

Penalties

Possession of controlled substances is illegal, and if caught will come with consequences. You will receive a criminal record, and may face charges.

If you are caught driving while under the influence of drugs, 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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