Impairment based legislative limits for driving under the influence of non-alcohol drugs in Norway.
Summary of "Impairment based legislative limits for driving under the influence of non-alcohol drugs in Norway."
When non-alcohol drugs are detected in blood samples from apprehended drivers in Norway, individualised expert opinions are required to evaluate degree of impairment. For alcohol, legislative limits have been in use since 1936. To harmonize the current practice for driving under the influence of alcohol and non-alcohol drugs, a judicial reform with legislative limits for non-alcohol drugs has been suggested.
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Forensic medicine and Drug Abuse Research, Pb. 4404, Nydalen, N-0403 Oslo, Norway.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Forensic science international
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22118917
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2011.11.004
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