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Saturday, 17 January 2015

Drugs the latest excuse for profiteering.

Ahead of the new prescription drugs driving laws coming in 2nd March 2015 See new drug drive kit coming.

But after 300 billion driver miles a year in the UK, there's less death on the road from all causes than from accidents in the home. 30,000 die each year alone from thirst in hospital. See here.

So this lowering of the bar on drivers, is more profiteering from a non issue. Do these kit makers and sellers do it for cost or for profit?

The figures for death by drink or drug driving are specious too. It may well be that a driver had been drinking or had taken drugs before driving but whether that caused an accident is an entirely different conclusion. Clearly this reporter hadn't researched how these figures were arrived at or has just parroted them  like the vested interest want him to do?

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