Drug driving to become criminal offence next year

Drug driving to become criminal offence next year
Drug driving to become criminal offence next year

Drivers who are under the influence of drugs are set to be prosecuted as part of a 'zero-tolerance crackdown' as of next year.

The new offence of driving or being in control of a vehicle with a specified controlled drug in the body is being created as a part of the Crime and Courts Bill, which is currently before Parliament.