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A man whose 14-year-old granddaughter was killed by a driver who was under the influence of drugs says people who knowingly get behind the wheel in that state are 'stupid and selfish'.
Peter Saunders has been speaking out about his family's loss, to highlight just how devastating the impact of drug driving can be.
Today marks the first anniversary of the introduction of new legislation to punish drug drivers. However new figures released today show people are still risking lives by driving high.
Over the past year there's been 295 arrests for drug-driving in Sussex. In Kent there were 79 arrests in the first six months. Matt Price reports.
Find out more about the drug driving laws and the penalties here.
Surrey Police have reported making 127 arrests in connection with drug driving related incidents since anew law making roadside testing and conviction easier was introduced exactly a year ago today.
Police in Sussex and Surrey are reminding people of the consequences of drug driving. The warning from the Surrey & Sussex Roads Policing Unit comes on the first anniversary of a new law which made it easier for them to catch and convict people driving under the influence of drugs.
A total of 295 arrests related to drug-driving were made in Sussex between 2nd March 2015 and the 29th February 2016. Two hundred and twenty-two of those offences were for driving with a [proportion of a specified controlled drug above the specified limit.
Find out more about the drug driving law here.
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Police forces have revealed more details about the impact of the new drug driving law, exactly a year after the legislation was introduced.