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Ford suits up to show off drugged driving dangers

Ford creates a 'drugged driving suit' with the help of German scientists. It lets drivers simulate what it's like to drive under the effects of certain drugs.

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Drugged driving may be a quiet crisis on American roads

With Marijuana's Rise, More States Find Firm Answers Are Hard to Come By

As more states consider rescinding bans on recreational marijuana use, lawmakers, police officers and transportation officials are urging each other to prepare for an increase in drugged drivers. Exactly how should they brace for a siege of stoned drivers? No one is quite sure.

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App tells you if you're too stoned to drive, Taco Bell reeling

The iPhone app Canary could help people smoking pot know if there are too stoned to drive in states where marijuana is legal.

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Nearly a quarter of drivers test positive for drugs in NHTSA study

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is trying to better understand impaired driving in two newly released studies. The first finds the percentage of drugged drivers growing, and the second questions the effect they have on accident rates. Fewer people are driving drunk, though.

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Legal pot raising drugged driving fears among US motorists

US motorists report being more concerned about drugged driving now than they were three years ago, according to a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

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Feds to end roadside breath testing without permission

"I'm concerned that motorists who encounter these surveys are not properly informed the survey is voluntary." - Rep. Tom Petri

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Suit claims Utah trooper faked DUI arrests

An officer with the Utah Highway Patrol was relieved of duty after allegations surfaced that she falsely arrested more than 40 people for driving under the influence. The New York Times reports that a lawsuit stemming from the allegations was filed on December 14 in Salt Lake City's District Court. The suit accuses Corporal Lisa Steed of arresting drivers who weren't even drinking. In some cases, those arrested were people who claim they d