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Prescription Drugs & Driving

1 January 0001

Driving is a complex task which depends on vision, decision making, reaction time, coordination, and divided attention. The effects of drugs are highlighted in The Road Safety Observatory here. It is also well-understood by professionals that many prescription drugs and over the counter medications can adversely affect such skills and impair driving ability.

A valuable source of fact-Sheets and downloads is available from NRSPP here.

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