Creating efficiencies in roadside driver drug testing
Submission Date: 2019
Driver drug testing is expensive and how the task is undertaken creates demand on police and the public. South Australia Police (SAPOL) has implemented efficiencies to reduce demand and cost in the drug testing process whilst increasing detections. This paper will present the success of changes implemented in South Australia to improve efficiencies in the roadside drug testing program. The outcomes of these changes have been economic improvements in both capital and operating costs, a reduced demand on police and the public, an increase in detections and a more simplified process to the previous model.