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Question Should I be concerned about people using drugs, as long as I don't use them?

Answer Two recent studies say yes.

  1. A study of fatally injured drivers found that nearly 20% had drugs or drugs and alcohol in their systems at the time of the crash.
  2. A study of inmates in the state prisons conducted by the Bureau of Justice reported that:
    • About 49% of the inmates admitted to being under the influence of drugs or drugs and alcohol while committing the offense for which they were incarcerated.
    • 17% of the inmates reported committing the offense to get money to buy drugs.

For more information see Traffic and Highway Safety FAQs: DUI/DWI (link below).

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Traffic and Highway Safety Information

Answers frequently asked questions about drugs, alcohol and driving, commercial vehicles, safety seats and vehicle and traffic law.
URL: http://www.troopers.state.ny.us/FAQs/Traffic_Safety/Drugs_and_Alcohol/

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