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Law on impaired driving to be tested by popularity of marijuana, self-driving cars

Friday, May 19, 2017 @ 12:52 PM | By Nathan Baker

Drinking and driving law is in a state of almost constant flux. The government is consistently trying to update laws to keep pace with developing technology and understanding of the dangers posed by impaired drivers. With this, courts are often put in the position of interpreting and reinterpreting laws which leads to this constant evolution.

The future of impaired driving law is no different. With the impending legalization of marijuana, a shift in the most commonly used drug that causes impairment, currently alcohol, is possible. Alcohol...