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CO Marijuana DUIs Drop 33%, But Officials Still Concerned

The number of citations for driving while under the influence of marijuana in Colorado dropped by 33.2% in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same period last year, but the number of people using marijuana and then driving continues to be a concern for Colorado officials

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Video: NY Officer Jumps into Moving Vehicle to Save Baby Inside

A Suffolk County, NY, Highway Patrol Officer jumped into a moving vehicle to stop a woman who was driving while ability impaired by drugs with her baby in the vehicle after she refused to pull over on the Long Island Expressway.

NY Officer Jumps into Moving Vehicle to Save Baby Inside

A Suffolk County, NY, Highway Patrol Officer Joseph Goss recounts jumping into a moving vehicle to stop a drugged driver with her baby in the vehicle after she refused to pull over on the Long Island Expressway. More Here.

Busting the Pot Fairy Tale

Once upon a time, the states of Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana. Then they made billions of tax dollars and we all munched on chips and lived happily ever after. Yeah, right.

Spate of Drugged Driving Deaths Alarms U.S. Regulators

The percentage of traffic deaths in which at least one driver tested positive for drugs has nearly doubled over a decade, raising alarms as five states are set to vote on legalization of marijuana.

Hound Labs: Sniffing Out Marijuana

The Hound is completely different in that it measures the amount of THC in a person's breath – which stays there for only a matter of hours at most. It measures blood alcohol content through breath as well.

Cannabix Technologies Testing Marijuana Breathalyzer Prototype

With marijuana legalization one big step closer to becoming a reality in Canada, a Vancouver company says it has developed a prototype device for catching drug-impaired drivers.

Video: Ford's "Drugged Driving Suit" Simulates Effects of Driving While High

The folks at Ford know that sliding behind the wheel while under the influence of anything is a terrible idea, and the company is looking to drive that point home as part of its Ford Driving Skills for Life young-driver safety initiative. Henceforth, the program will include the use of a special suit designed to simulate the effects of a variety of drugs.

Ford's "Drugged Driving Suit" Simulates Effects of Driving While High

Like most everyone else who's ever driven a vehicle, the folks at Ford know that sliding behind the wheel while under the influence of anything is a terrible idea, and the company is looking to drive that point home as part of its Ford Driving Skills for Life young-driver safety initiative. Henceforth, the program will include the use of a special suit designed to simulate the effects of a variety of drugs, to show teens in a practical way that driving a vehicle in such a state is no joke. More...

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Under the Influence

You notice a driver weaving in and out of traffic, so you signal with lights and siren for him to pull over. He definitely seems out of sorts, so you conduct the standardized field sobriety tests, which he fails. But when you administer a breath test, his blood alcohol content (BAC) is way below the legal limit for alcohol–despite his clearly exhibiting signs of being under the influence. What you have here is most likely a case of "drug driving."