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Research shows that drugs can impair your ability to drive safely and increase the risk of getting into a collision. If you’re the least bit impaired, don’t take a chance with your life, your future, or the safety of those around you. Always drive sober.


  • 2,786 DID incidents were reported in Canada in 2015.
  • A drug-impaired driving incident occurs every 3 hours in Canada each day.
  • Over 1 in 4 cannabis users in Canada reported having operated a vehicle while under the influence of the drug.
  • 33% of parents of youth aged 13-24 do not know if their child has accepted a ride with a driver who was under the influence of cannabis.
  • Canadian men are 2.5 times more likely than women to have driven a vehicle while under the influence of cannabis.
  • $1000 and a 1-year driving prohibition is the MINIMUM it will cost you if you get caught driving impaired
  • Drugs impair your ability drive by affecting: balance and coordination, motor skills, attention, judgment, reaction time, and decision-making skills
  • Cannabis doubles your chances for an accident.
  • 100% of impaired driving is preventable and not worth the risk.

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This information was found under the Government of Canada.

Drug-impaired driving is dangerous and against the law

There's a lot going on around you when you drive. You need to be totally focussed so that if a split-second – and potentially life-saving – decision needs to be made, you're ready for it.

Drugs affect your ability to react and increase the chance of a crash. Don't get behind the wheel or get in a car with an impaired driver — it's just not worth the risk.

Drugs impair your ability to drive by affecting:

  • balance and coordination
  • motor skills
  • attention
  • judgment
  • reaction time
  • decision-making skills

I feel it is my obligation to keep you informed and up to date with our traffic laws and impaired driving.

Please don't drive High.

Thanks for reading,

Lisa