There is no difference between drugged driving and drunk driving.It’s time to debunk the myth that driving after using marijuana is safer than driving after consuming alcohol. There are also misconceptions about the police’s ability to detect impairment caused by drug use.

Brian Mason, Minister of Transportation has said that society has made significant inroads against impaired driving, drugged driving is on the rise and Albertans need to be aware that, in the eyes of the law, there is no difference between drunk driving and drugged driving. That is because alcohol and drugs impair a driver’s ability and increase the risk of an otherwise fully preventable crash.”