About Drugged Driving
Use of illegal drugs or misuse of prescription drugs can make driving a car unsafe just like driving after consuming alcohol. Drugged driving put not only the driver but also passengers and others who were sharing the road at risk.
The effects of specific drugs differ depending on how they act in the brain. For example, marijuana can slow reaction time, impair judgment of time and distance, and decrease motor coordination. Drivers who have used cocaine or methamphetamine can be aggressive and reckless when driving. The primary concern about drugged driving is clear, it is dangerous. Being under the influence of any drug that acts on the brain and central nervous system impairs a driver’s motor skills, reaction time and judgment.
Drugged driving puts not only the driver at risk, but also passengers and others who share the road and nearby walkways. Drugged Driving can lead to impairments like Blurred vision, Excitable, Alter depth perception, See or hearing things, Raised or lowered blood pressure, Sleepy, Dizzy, Fainting, Effects reaction time, Nauseated, Cognitive effects, risk reduction, avoidance of potential hazards, anticipation, risk-taking behavior, inattention, decreased fear, exhilaration, loss of control.