Drugged driving is defined by driving under the influence of illegal drugs or misusing prescription drugs while driving. Despite the prevalence of drugged driving in America, statistics clearly show the dangers of this behavior.
The number of automobile accidents and fatalities caused by drugged driving is on the rise. Most everyone is familiar with the seriousness of drunk driving, but few people are aware that drugged driving is causing an alarming number of accidents every year. Using any mind altering substance, from illegal drugs to prescription medications, and driving creates a hazard for the driver, his or her passengers, and all others who share the road. (more…)