We sometimes hear people saying that cannabis makes you a more cautious driver, and that a reduction in speed is all that's needed to counteract cannabis impairment.
The truth is your reaction time has possibly slowed down even more than your driving speed, and your attempts to compensate for your impairment probably won’t be enough to keep you safe.
The only solution is to crash out instead, or to #DriveDrugFree
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Heaps of studies show us your risk of crashing increases if you’re stoned. Call a cab, catch a bus. Just don’t drive. #TrueFactsTuesday
Driving means multitasking; blazing makes you pretty crap at doing that. Even a little bit of weed makes you less safe. #TrueFactsTuesday
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Your reaction time slows when you're high, so you’re likely to perform badly when the unexpected happens on the road. #TrueFactsTuesday
With all of the Dope as Drive events wrapped for the year we've drawn our winner of the iPhone 6 and want to say a big congrats to Ally Fergusson who nabbed the prize!
Wishing everyone a chilled out holiday. Stay safe out there.
Weed impairs your ability to deal with unexpected events on the road.
What sorts of things might happen out there, that you might not be expecting?
Car crashes happen very suddenly and unexpectedly. A slowed reaction time means you are much less likely to see a crash coming in time to avoid it. So you're definitely better to #DriveDrugFree