Hundreds of arrests in 1st year of new drug driving law

Police forces across the region have been releasing their arrest figures on the first anniversary of the introduction of the new drug driving law.

The law introduced on 2nd March 2015 made it easier for officers to catch and convict people driving under the influence of 17 controlled drugs - including cannabis, cocaine and heroin.

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Drug driving: 127 arrests in Surrey last year

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.

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