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Drug Driving Articles

The Drug-Driving Law is still a law which often plays second-fiddle in the news to Drink-driving, but the impact on lives can be equally devastating for all involved.

This section of our website provides a useful resource for advice, information and changes or developments in the Drug-Driving Law.

Drink and Drug Driving – Independent Sample Testing

Drink and Drug Driving – Independent Sample Testing

In some cases, the police need to take either a blood or urine sample from a driver suspected of driving under the influence of drink or drugs. In almost all instances, the police opt for a blood sample. Part of the procedure is informing the suspect that they can if they wish request part of the sample for independent testing. So why do so few suspects take this option up?