Cannabis and Driving: Data and Research

Driving high is dangerous, and we want cannabis users and the general public to have the facts on the impacts of cannabis-impaired driving. There is a growing body of state data and academic research that shows cannabis does have physiological effects that impair driving – and that people are being injured and killed as a result.

State and National Data Resources on Cannabis-Impaired Driving

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Muertes en Choques Con Conductores Positivos De 5 NG De THC: 52 en 2016, 35 en 2017, 42 en 2018, 59 en 2019, y 48 en 2020.Manejar Después de consumir cannabis, consumidores de cannabis que reportaron haber manejado dentro de 2 a 3 horas después de consumir cannabis.

Links to state and federal impaired driving data resources

Links to Academic Research on Cannabis and Driving Impairment

There are many misconceptions about marijuana use, including rumors that it can’t impair your ability to drive or that it can actually make you a safer driver. Several scientific studies indicate that this is false. Research shows that marijuana impairs motor skills, reaction time, lane tracking and cognitive functions.