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Less than 2,000 motorists tested for drug-driving since law introduced

This compares to almost half a million breath tests for alcohol over the same period.

There were initially plans to carry out 50,000 drug-driving tests a year.

The figures, which were obtained by Independents 4 Change TD Tommy Broughan, show the number of alcohol and drug tests carried out on drivers at 101,965 garda checkpoints across the country.

1,939 drug-driving tests were carried out, compared with 472,165 breath tests for alcohol.

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Source: Irish Examiner, 19th October 2018

Posted by drugs.ie on 10/19 at 08:41 AM in
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