Laws are in place in Western Australia to reduce the incidence of drug driving and the number of people killed and seriously injured as a result of drug driving.
While alcohol poses the biggest risk in terms of driver impairment in WA, there is increasing concern regarding the contribution of other drugs to road deaths and serious injury.
of motorcycle fatalities in 2014 involved illegal drugs.
of victims of police attended fatalities had an illegal drug in their system (in 2014)
The Drug and Alcohol Office and Drug Aware websites have more information about the effects of drugs, including information on drugs and driving and staying safe.