GIPA re Roadside Drug Testing programs

Last data upload contains detailed information on police roadside drug testing programs. Click here to download the complete release. 

The data shows that current roadside testing does not test for any prescription drugs, despite the role these are known to play in crashes, and does not base findings on impairment levels of illicit drugs.

This was reported in the SMH and 2UE – read and listen here.

Documents released include: 

  • Standard Operating Procedures for roadside drug testing
  • Drug testing tender
  • CozArt Rapiscan Operational Instructions
  • Relevant Hansard and legislation