Laws are in place in Western Australia to reduce the incidence of drug driving and the number of people killed and seriously injured as a result of drug driving.
While alcohol poses the biggest risk in terms of driver impairment in WA, there is increasing concern regarding the contribution of other drugs to road deaths and serious injury.
of those killed were found to have an illegal drug in their system.
increase in fatalities with an illegal drug in their system between 2014 and 2015.
The Drug and Alcohol Office and Drug Aware websites have more information about the effects of drugs, including information on drugs and driving and staying safe.