Tag: marijuana and driving
Legalizing Pot: New Hampshire Commission Reports on Year Long Study
Legalizing pot poses big issues. A handful of states allow recreational weed. Will New Hampshire be next? New Hampshire lawmakers asked a study commission to look into a broad range of issues. On November 1, 2018 the 17-member group released a report looking at issues raised by legalized weed. During […]
Driving High: Are Pot Smokers Causing More Accidents?
As more and more states legalize recreational marijuana, debate rages on about driving high and it effects. Can people drive just as well after smoking pot? Are those who drive high causing accidents? How do police prove a driver was driving high? One insurance research group found that collision claims […]
Impaired Drivers: Alcohol, Illegal Drugs, Prescription Drugs & Marijuana
The risk of getting into an accident is high enough. But the number of people driving on various substances doesn’t help. “In 2013-2014 20% of weekend nighttime drivers tested positive for drugs …” National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – February 2015 One national study with a database of over 40 […]