Cannabis and the DVLABMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e2134 (Published 21 March 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e2134
- David Dunleavy, foundation year 2 doctor
- 1Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Doncaster, UK
Asbridge and colleagues proved that acute consumption of cannabis is an independent risk factor for a motor vehicle collision and seems to affect the severity of a crash.1 Most important to practitioners, however, are the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) guidelines on cannabis use.
The DVLA is also worried about ongoing use of the …