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United Kingdom


Influence of drugs

Forbidden drugs

THC (cannabis)

Methylamphetamine

MDMA (ecstasy)

The law does not make any difference between legal (medicines) and illegal drugs, so anyone unfit to drive after taking any kind of drug is guilty of an offence.

 

The information on this website according to Article 8(1) of the road safety directive (Directive 2011/82/EU) has been compiled by the Commission. In the event of any conflict between the provided data and the rules in effect in the United Kingdom, the latter take precedence. The data are meant purely as a documentation tool and the Commission does not assume any liability for their content or their accuracy.