Drugs and driving


Recent statistics reveal that more than 25 000 people die on European roads each year and many more are seriously injured. No less than a quarter of these deaths are estimated to be caused by drink-driving. And although alcohol is by far the most prevalent and well-documented psychoactive substance affecting drivers, concerns have been mounting about increasing reports of road deaths linked to illicit or medicinal drugs. On this page you can find links to a wide range of resources on the topic of drugs and driving.