March 2nd Forensics Europe Expo

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BBC News released data today from 40 police forces in England and Wales, revealing that almost 25,000 motorists tested positive for drug driving over a three year period. The statistics documented that between 2015 and 2017, 8,336 drivers had tested positive for cannabis and 3,064 for cocaine.

Tests for drug-driving by police force area
Discussing the UK crisis, campaign director at Brake, Joshua Harris stated, “At present, only devices which can screen for cannabis and cocaine usage are in use, limiting the police’s ability to detect drug-driving at the roadside.”

According to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, in 2017 drug fatalities in Europe have once again increased for a third consecutive year. In the UK alone, newly emerged figures from the Public Health England have documented that the UK’s current approach to drug treatment has failed to reduce drug related deaths. With UK drug abuse now at an all-time high, 2017 saw a 23% increase in treatment presentations for crack cocaine use.

Using our revolutionary Biochip Array Technology, Randox Toxicology have created the world’s largest toxicology test menu detecting over 500 drugs and drug metabolites. Our drugs of abuse panels provide the solution to your drug testing needs, with the addition of our DUID panel specialised to detect driving under the influence of drugs.

Our Evidence Investigator is a cost-effective solution for drugs of abuse testing, with the ability to consolidate a number of immunoassay tests. The compact, semi-automated benchtop platform uses our Biochip Array Technology to provide rapid and accurate drug detection from a single sample across a range of matrices including oral fluid, urine and whole blood.

Evidence Investigator

Visit us at Forensic Europe Expo 2018 from the 6th – 7th March, at the Olympia in London to find out more about our unrivalled toxicology test menu from Philip RobinsonOliwia Dyttus and Marie-Anne Gomez.

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