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Public urged to report drug drivers in Burton and South Derbyshire

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: August 05, 2014

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MEMBERS of the public in Burton and South Derbyshire are being urged to stand up to illegal drug drivers.

A recent survey conducted by road safety charity Brake and Direct Line has shown that one million UK drivers have admitted driving under the influence of drugs in the past year and 11 per cent of drivers think they may have been a passenger with a driver who has taken drugs.

Julie Townsend, Brake's deputy chief executive, said: "Drug driving is a menace that causes absolute devastation to families and communities, and ends too many lives too soon. We all need to stand up and fight to end it."

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