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Drugged Driving Rises In California

February 29, 2012  | 

While drunk driving fatalities are on the decline, a California agency this week warned that the number of deadly crashes involving drugged motorists in the state has been steadily increasing over at least four years.

Officials with the California Office of Traffic Safety said 30% of drivers killed in car accidents in 2010 tested positive for legal and/or illegal drugs, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Tags: Traffic Enforcement, California Highway Patrol, Drugged Drivers


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