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Higher disqualification periods for drug drivers – April 2018

Drivers who are caught drug driving after 29 April 2018 will have their licence cancelled for at least 3 months.

Published:
Wednesday 4 April 2018 at 12:00 am

Drivers who are caught drug driving after 29 April 2018 will have their licence cancelled for at least 3 months. This applies to drivers who are found with too much of a prescribed drug in their systems, drivers who provide a saliva sample with an illicit drug (cannabis, ecstasy or methamphetamine) present.

All drug drivers must also complete a behaviour change program before they are able to drive again.

See Penalties for drug driving.

Updated