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Use of illicit drugs or misuse of prescription drugs can make driving a car unsafe—just like driving after drinking alcohol. Drugged driving puts the driver, passengers, and others who share the road at risk. Read the DrugFacts
- Impaired Driving: Get the Facts (CDC, March 2019)
- Marijuana Use and Driving (CDC, 2017)
- Drunk Driving Information (NHTSA)
- Research Report: Marijuana - Does marijuana use affect driving? (December 2019)
*The COVID-19 pandemic had an impact on data collection for the 2021 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). For more information, please see the 2021 NSDUH Frequently Asked Questions from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.