Posted by Editor on 13th May 2012 at 01:10 PM
Caution urged on drug driving laws
Drug driving is a menace and must be tackled.
However the Association for British Drivers (ABD) urges the government not to introduce knee jerk reaction laws which could punish a large number of innocent drivers.
ABD Chairman Brian Gregory comments: "Like it or not, drug use is widespread amongst the younger population. Unlike alcohol, some drugs show up in 'drugalyser' tests many days after any effect has worn off. Whilst the irresponsible must be punished, safeguards must be put in place to ensure that what could be significant numbers of people who have acted responsibly, by not driving while under the influence of drugs, are not unfairly punished by traffic laws. Any action against such individuals should use legislation on possession or use."
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Comment by Editor ( member ) 4th June 2012
The picture to the right of the story shows the answer to your question - the Association of British Drivers. But you are right, this will be corrected by the time you check this article again.
Comment by Moss Byrnes ( member ) 4th June 2012
What's ABD? Not really good reporting. Are we supposed to go and check who ABD is because that will take readers away from Salford On line.
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