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Mounties seeing smaller number of blood samples than expected under drug-impaired driving law

March 24, 2019   |   Categories: Canadian Road Safety News Digest, News

Last Updated on April 17, 2019


The Royal Canadian Mounted Police were expecting to see their national forensic labs flooded with requests for blood tests after Canada's new impaired driving law came into effect, but they've seen just a small number so far.

The force's National Forensic Laboratory Services operation receives bodily fluid samples, including blood and urine, that require forensic toxicology analysis to hold up in court.

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