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It can be unsafe to drive when taking medication which impairs/affects your driving ability. It’s also against the law to drive when you’re impaired.
Medication is an issue of concern for all professional drivers in the heavy transport sector. Use our resources to learn more about this important health and safety issue.
Substance impaired driving is a sizeable and serious problem. As a health professional you can help your patients make good choices about whether or not they’re safe to drive.
If you have a medical condition that may affect your ability to drive safely, we may need to review your condition and determine whether you can continue to drive.
This five credit study resource is available for students so that they can learn about substance impaired driving as a health issue.
This report summarises data from recent medication related substance impairment surveys.
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