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Operation Tango Anaconda – a state-wide operation targets drug driving on Queensland roads

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The Queensland Police Service will today launch Operation Tango Anaconda, a state-wide enforcement operation targeting drug driving.

Running from March 1 – June 30, the operation will focus on high visibility random drug testing aimed at deterring drug driving offences and preventing serious and fatal crashes that occur as a result.

Acting Inspector Paul Algie said drugs were the cause of almost 10 per cent of road fatalities nation-wide, with the impairment significantly increasing the likelihood of a crash.

“If you are driving with drugs in your system you are 10 times more likely to be responsible for a crash,” Acting Inspector Algie said.

“We know all too well that these crashes have very serious consequences that can…



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