Drugs and driving legislation

Use this guide to help you advise people who are on medicines that could impair their driving and how the drug driving rules will affect them.

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Sections on this page

  • How the drug driving offence fits in with existing legislation
  • Specified drugs
  • The statutory “medical defence”
  • Practical considerations for pharmacists
  • Counselling for all people on medicines that could impair their driving
  • Further information
  • Need support?

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