Medicines and Driving
It is estimated that road crashes cost Australia $27 billion every year. Since record keeping started in 1925, there have been more than 189,000 road deaths in Australia.
During the ‘silly season’ most people will consider their alcohol consumption and how it may affect their driving. However, many people don’t realise that medicines can also affect driving. We all know alcohol can slow our reflexes, but many medicines can do this too. If your driving skills are compromised by medicine side effects, you may cause an accident and risk death or injury to yourself or others. Other risks include fines, property damage, and loss of licence, or even time in jail. Read More >