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More drug-drivers arrested than drunk-drivers by UK police, research reveals

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 22 Feb 2024, 8:43PM
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More drug-drivers arrested than drunk-drivers by UK police, research reveals

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 22 Feb 2024, 8:43PM

Over in the UK, research shows more drug-drivers have been arrested than drunk drivers by some forces.

Data shows over 48 percent of roadside arrests were for drug-diving, with drink-driving figures reduced.

UK correspondent Enda Brady says younger generations were more likely to consume cocaine and cannabis than drink before getting behind the wheel.

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