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Driver on wrong side of road in Dublin city centre tests positive for three different drugs

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A motorist found on the wrong side of the road in Dublin city centre subsequently tested positive for three different drugs.

The garda traffic account tweeted details of the incident this morning.

The image shows that gardai carried out the test at 3.20am this morning.

It shows that the driver, who gardai say they found on the wrong side of the road in Dublin city centre, tested positive for cocaine, opiates and benzos via the new drug testing equipment issued to gardai this year.

 

The new drug testing devices (Dräger DrugTest 5000) introduced this year involve testing a sample of a driver’s oral fluid (saliva) for the presence of cannabis, cocaine, opiates (e.g. heroin, morphine) and benzodiazepines (e.g. valium).

According to the GardaTraffic tweet the driver was arrested.