Spate of drugged driving deaths alarms U.S. regulators

screen-shot-2016-11-07-at-10-09-47-pm10/27/16–The percentage of traffic deaths in which at least one driver tested positive for drugs has nearly doubled over a decade, order raising alarms as five states are set to vote on legalization of marijuana. Amid a disquieting increase in overall U.S. traffic fatalities, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has tracked an upswing in the percentage of drivers testing positive for illegal drugs and prescription medications. Read