PACTS says that prosecutions could be “tip of the iceberg” and calls on Government to review the way that drug driving is tackled.
The number of drug driving charges has risen by 125% to record levels in the last year, following the introduction of new legislation in 2015.
Fleets are being warned about an increased risk of drug driving as company car and van drivers return to work from furlough.
TTC has teamed up with D.Tec International in an attempt to reduce road traffic collisions.
Drug driving laws are being flouted according to a new survey that reveals almost two thirds of people feel that the rules are not being properly enforced.
Police in England, Wales and Scotland should be given new powers to set up vehicle checkpoints and randomly test drivers for the presence of drink and drugs.
Fit-to-drive declarations are becoming more important in the light of increased levels of drink and drug driving reported by the police, says FleetCheck.
Fleets urged to put adequate policies in place as police report dramatic increase in offenders
By Paul Loughlin motoring law solicitor at Stephensons
The Alandale Group has selected the Intelligent Fingerprinting drug test to help enforce its drug usage policy.
One in 10 employees, who drive as part of their job, regularly get behind the wheel while under the influence of drink or drugs, new research suggests.
Driving under the influence costs lives. Andrew Don looks at the law and the policies fleet operators should implement
More than one in 10 workers across the UK have suspected a colleague of taking illegal drugs, rising to 24% in London, research by Intelligent Fingerprinting has found.
In a wide ranging debate, fleet decision-maker revealed the challenges they faced in ensuring safe use of mobile phones, combatting drug driving and key elements of a grey fleet policy.
Gwent in Wales has been named the drug-drive capital of the UK, after police recorded 361 arrests for the crime over 12 months.
Provisional figures for 2016 show that between 200 and 280 people were killed in accidents where at least one driver was over the drink-drive limit.
Officers stopped almost 100,000 vehicles during its Christmas drink and drug-driving crackdown, with a 3.9% year-on-year increase in arrests, reports the NPCC.
People updating social media or sending text messages while driving, drink or drug driving and mobile phone pose biggest road safety threat, survey suggests.
Research suggests health and safety practices may need to be revisited.
Better technology means courts are punishing drug drive offenders in record numbers.
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