ETSC has identified driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs as one of the four priority areas for action during the mandate of the next European Parliament. The other areas are speeding, infrastructure safety and the safety of the vulnerable
Mr Avenoso, ETSC Executive Director called on MEPs to support new policies and the extension of existing initiatives in these areas to address the most significant risk factors on EU roads. A Directive setting a zero tolerance to drink driving for all drivers, alcohol
interlocks for repeat offenders and professional drivers and common techniques for roadside drug driving enforcement.