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Medications and driving

If my medications make me an unsafe driver, how can police prove that it’s my medication and not just poor driving skills?


States have drug evaluation and classification programs for law enforcement officers to become certified drug recognition experts who can identify drivers impaired by substances other than alcohol. They can even determine the category of medication or drug causing such impairment. This training enables officers to better present evidence of drug impairment in court.

Category: medical conditions, mental and physical health, older driver safety

Hand Controls

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Medical Advisory Board Assessment

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Limited Neck Mobility

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