Driving while high surpasses drunk driving?

Washington Post:
Drugged driving eclipses drunken driving in tests of motorists killed in crashes

Forty-three percent of drivers tested in fatal crashes in 2015 had used a legal or illegal drug, eclipsing the 37 percent who tested above the legal limit for alcohol, according to a new report.
I assume that "legal" drugs refers to prescription medication.  If that is the case, most of those drugs come with warnings against using them while driving.  I think they tend to make people drowsy and less alert.  It is not clear whether using legally available marijuana was also a part of this group.

There have been numerous pictures in news stories of people using opioids and passing out but most of those involve doing so while the car is not moving and the pictures also tend to feature it happening with kids in the car.


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