Dose related risk of motor vehicle crashes after cannabis use: an update

J G Ramaekers, G Berghaus, M van Laar, Olaf Heino Drummer

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Abstract

THC has been shown to impair cognition, psychomotor function, actual driving performance and crash risk in a dose related manner. Combined use of THC and alcohol produces severe driving impairment and sharply increases the risk of drivers accident culpability as compared to drug free drivers, even at low doses.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDrugs, Driving and Traffic Safety
EditorsJ C Verster, S R Pandi-Perumal, J G Ramaekers, J J de Gier
Place of PublicationBasel, Switzerland
PublisherBirkhauser
Pages477 - 499
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9783764399221
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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