Motorists in Victoria can expect more roadside drug testing in the state this year, as police vow to double their testing efforts in light of the increased road toll in Victoria in 2014, says an ABC news article.
Last year, 248 people were killed on Victorian roads, according to police. That is five more than in 2013, and it marks the first time in eight years that the death toll increased.
As a response, Victoria Police will boost their roadside drug testing regime from 42,000 tests to 100,000 tests by the end of October 2015, according to the road policing assistant commissioner.
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