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Ontario drivers worry legal marijuana will impact road safety: CAA survey

Ontario drivers worry legal marijuana will impact road safety: CAA survey
From Global News - December 7, 2017

TORONTOThe Canadian Automobile Association says nearly four in every five Ontario drivers surveyed are concerned about the impact legalizing marijuana will have on road safety.

A poll of 1,000 driverscommissioned by the CAA South Central Ontario and conducted by Ipsosfound that 77 per cent of respondents are concerned about marijuana legalization on July 1, 2018.

READ MORE: Ontario introducing tougher laws, stiffer penalties for drug-impaired drivers

And nearly three-quarters of respondents said public education about the issue is an important aspect of legalization.

The majority of respondents also believe there will be an increase in the frequency of marijuana-impaired driving.

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