November 18, 2008

Drug Driving Laws Announced

New legislations have been announced the Government will be stepping up the severity of breaking driving laws as well as introducing new criteria.

Drivers caught exceeding the speed limit by more than 20mph could be subject to 6 penalty points, this new higher tariff is part of the government’s aim of reducing accidents caused by speeding motorists on the roads.

The government are also targeting drink and drug drivers; there are plans to introduce new drug driving offences that will make it illegal to drive after taking a drug which is both illegal and impairing to a drivers judgement.

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