Drug drivers face jail term under new laws

Ministers are acting to end the anomaly which requires police to prove that a motorist’s driving was impaired by drugs for a prosecution to succeed.

Drug driving will become a criminal offence punishable by up to six months in jail, under new laws to be unveiled this week.

The new offence will form part of the Queen's Speech and will be enforced by the introduction of “drugyalysers” – drug screening devices – which should be in place by the end of the year.

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