Drug Driving


Since 2015 there have been two ways that you can be prosecuted for ‘drug driving’:



By utilising our knowledge and working with specialist scientific experts, Woods Solicitors can offer a professional service to ensure you have the best possible chance of acquittal.


For advice and assistance in relation to an accusation of drug driving contact our expert team on  01977 790999, alternatively complete our online enquiry form and a member of the team will contact you directly.

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Driving whilst unfit through drugs

It is an offence under s. 4(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to drive or attempt to drive a mechanically propelled vehicle on a road or other public place while being unfit to do so through drink or drugs. A person shall be considered to be unfit to drive if his ability to drive properly is for the time being impaired.

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Driving with excess (over the specified legal limit) drugs

It is an offence under s. 4(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to drive or attempt to drive a mechanically propelled vehicle on a road or other public place while being unfit to do so through drink or drugs. A person shall be considered to be unfit to drive if his ability to drive properly is for the time being impaired.

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