We want to highlight a leading danger of legalizing cannabis — road and highway safety. Here we will share reports of automobile, pedestrian and bicycle fatalities related to cannabis impaired drivers.
New Study Reports Car Crashes Rise 6% in Pot Legal States
Update on Driving Fatalities in Colorado
There is a massive push over the past several years by law enforcement on impaired driving. They show YTD stats on highways across the state all year long, have a “Click it or Ticket” campaign all year long, and have PSA during holidays, etc. Despite all of their efforts, Colorado is seeing more driving fatalities every year with increasing percentages related to marijuana:
Fatal Crash in Colorado, Injures 4
A driver who died last month after causing a three-vehicle crash just west of Pagosa Springs tested nearly double the legal driving limit for THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, authorities said Thursday. Around 10:30 a.m. Dec. 14, Loveland resident Neil Caryl, 27, lost control of a 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 and crossed the center line while headed west on U.S.
BURLINGTON, Vt. – A Hinesburg teenager was under the influence of marijuana when he was killed in a car crash that also claimed the life of a bicyclist two months ago, the investigative report by Hinesburg Community Police shows. Toxicology tests for Joseph A.
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Newport Beach Teens DUID Deaths
Two of the three teens who died in a San Tan Valley crash were identified as Amonte Deshawn Jones, 18, from Mesa, and Chase James Bulmahn, 18, from San Tan Valley, according to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.