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Regulating Drug Driving To Protect All Road Users

17 September 2019

The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) and the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) have the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar on drug driving on 22nd October in London.

Knowledge of the road safety toll from driving under the influence of psychoactive drugs is growing. In the UK, 13% of drivers have admitted to have driven under the influence of drugs. The prevalence of illicit drugs amongst killed drivers has been estimated at around 8% in some European countries.

New ways of tackling drug driving are being developed and implemented across Europe. New enforcement strategies and improved detection technologies, combined with more effective penalties and rehabilitation courses, are all helping to create a more comprehensive approach.

During the seminar, an overview of the current state of drug driving in the UK and the EU will be presented. Experts from the Netherlands and France will also share their experiences with implementing drug driving laws.

Participation is free, but seats are limited. Please register online by clicking here.

 

 

 

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