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Legislation leads to 867% increase in drug-driving convictions

Legislation leads to 867% increase in drug-driving convictions

In 2016, after 2015’s change to the drug-driving legislation, over 8,500 people were arrested in England and Wales, correlating to a 867% increase from the figure in 2014. Around £1m has been spent on training officers in ‘‘gathering evidence of impairment caused by drugs’. In March 2015, the legislation against driving with certain drugs in … more