‘’ higher’’ stakes for london and road safety
Road safety is something that can’t be taken lightly and is not taken softly by london police. Officer sean harding explains how important it really is “ we need to make sure that we are really focusing on the roadway and the task at hand”. Londoners should be wary of driving with their cell phones or any distractions says harding “ the best thing to do is place anything that can distract you out of the way, put it in the trunk”.
Cell phones are not the only issue though Aggressive driving as well as distracted driving and impaired driving are 3 other big factors affecting londoners. With the legalization of marijuana coming this past wednesday here are some things you might need to know well driving after smoking marijuana or driving with it.
- Any driver found with more than five nanograms of THC, the psychoactive ingredient of marijuana, per millilitre of blood could be charged with a DUI.
- Until officials can do an accurate roadside test officers will call for a blood test where applicable
- Marijuana can affect all these senses well driving under its influence.
- balance and coordination
- motor skills
- reaction time
- decision-making skills
- Judgement of a driver being stoned or not is fully up to police judgement
Driving under the influence or distraction of anything can put your life at risk along with your peers. London police and tons off other officers around canada have been sent to colorado to learn from there police exactly how to get a tip of someone on marijuana.