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Ian Mulgrew: Expanded B.C. roadside suspension policy expected to deal with drugged driving

June 20, 2017   |   Categories: Canadian Road Safety News Digest, News

Vancouver Sun (VANCOUVER, B.C.)

Victoria is expected to amend the Immediate Roadside Prohibition scheme to include drug impairment or to create a similar anti-drug-driving program as the country legalizes marijuana next year.

A broader IRP regime would prevent drug-impaired-driving charges from clogging the courts and continue the made-in-B.C. approach of treating some offences as “regulatory” rather than “criminal.”

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