Category Archives: Drug Driving

Keeping Your Drivers Safe in Winter

There are many factors that make driving in winter challenging. Driving in the dark, adverse weather, fatigue, the effects of alcohol and driver distractions like mobile phones all increase the risk of an accident. If you also consider the added … Continue reading

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Drug driving – Queens speech update

On the 9th May, her Majesty the Queen delivered a speech to the UK parliament outlining the government’s plans for the coming year. At the end of my last blog, I said a new law for drug driving could be included in the Queen’s speech and a few weeks ago, the Queen and the coalition government delivered what Lillian Groves’ family have been campaigning so hard for… Continue reading

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Lillian’s Law Visit Concateno

On April the 13th, Concateno hosted the family of Lillian Groves, a 14 year-old who was killed by a driver subsequently found to have traces of cannabis in his system. Guests included Lillian’s parents, Natasha and Gary, her grandfather Peter, … Continue reading

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Government must not take wrong turn in setting up drug driving expert panel

Dene Baldwin, Technical Director at Concateno, comments on the annoucement of an Expert Panel being set to examine a new offence for drug driving in the UK. Continue reading

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DRUID Final Day: The short flight home

I’ve arrived back to the Concateno head office in Abingdon. Took off in the sunshine, and landed in the sunshine….how often does that happen in Europe? During the flight I took out my notebook to go through the plethora of notes I took over the course of the two day conference. Looking over everything again, I think these are the main things I took away… Continue reading

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