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Meth, heroin, cocaine, firearms ...

Meth, heroin, cocaine, firearms ...

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He'd used cocaine, LSD, meth, officers say.

Strange things are afoot at the Circle K.

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The sober minds at Ford turned to goggles, flashing lights, and vibrating gloves.

Ford's Drugged Driving Suit roughly simulates some of the effects of marijuana, LSD, and cocaine. We drove around a cone course with the suit on, and it went about as well as you'd expect.

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Once again, dash cam video comes to the rescue.

The car's owner posted this video to YouTube to shame the dealer.

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Porsche and other sponsors have suspended ties with Maria Sharapova pending further investigation after the tennis star failed a drug test ahead of the Australian Open.

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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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He may not be a cop, but when an Ohio man saw a dangerous intoxicated driver swerving all over the interstate last Friday he knew he had to do something to protect everyone else on the road.

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Japanese authorities are expected to release former Toyota executive Julie Hamp from custody on July 8, and she may not be charged. Hamp was accused of allegedly attempting to illegally bring Oxycodone pills into the country through the mail.

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After having been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle Oxycodone into Japan, Julie Hamp has stepped down from her post as Toyota's Chief Communications Officer and most senior female executive.

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Akio Toyoda, president of the Japanese automaker that bears his name, is personally backing Julie Hamp, the American businesswoman who was hired to run Toyota's global PR and reports directly to him, after she was arrested by police in Tokyo for the illegal importation of drugs into Japan.

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Delays Could Infringe Upon Motorists' Fourth Amendment Rights

Police officers cannot detain motorists for any longer than necessary during ordinary traffic stops.

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The FIA held its hearing over the cocaine derivative found in Franck Montagny's system at the Formula E race in Malaysia last November, banning him from racing for two years.

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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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Racing drivers live the fast life, but it's not all glory and fame. That's especially true of Randy Lanier – the former professional racing driver was sentenced in 1988 to life without parole on drug trafficking charges. But now he's being released.

Court ruling says police can search a car based on probable cause alone

Police officers in Pennsylvania no longer need a warrant to search your car during a traffic stop. A recent court ruling granted law-enforcement authorities broader powers in determining whether they can search a vehicle.

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This shouldn't come as a shock, but heroin is a very, very bad drug. Doing 15 bags of heroin in one day, therefore, is a catastrophically terrible idea, as one Massachusetts man found out by shooting up and then taking his Volkswagen Golf for a spin.

Police noticed several wires leading to the back of the car

A Michigan man is the first person to be charged with a felony under Ohio's "hidden compartment" law.

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We're a bit hazy on the styling of this particular donk, which was recently spotted hashing about by HotCarsTV at the Southern Heritage Classic Car show in Memphis. Sporting a dope paint job and some wheels that make a blunt statement about what the driver enjoys, it's a unique take on the popular customizing trend.

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After watching this video of Brazilian police ramming a suspected drug-smuggling plane with their car to prevent it from taking off, I've realized that Hollywood has once again lied to me. My last exposure to Brazilian law enforcement was courtesy of their portrayal in 2011's Fast Five, in which the country's police force was presented by Tinsel Town as easily corruptible and able to be defeated by a couple of Americans in Dodge Chargers towing a safe.