New Challenges and Old Solutions: Combating Drugged Driving

Police officer giving sobriety test to young man to see if he is driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Police cruiser is out of focus in the foreground.

Driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) is having a serious impact on roadway safety as never before. In the United States, the involvement of drug-impaired drivers in automobile crashes is at an all-time high. It is estimated that U.S. roadway deaths involving drugs other than alcohol are rivaling alcohol-involved crashes and, in some states, might be surpassing them.