Greater Manchester Police Traffic Officers Arrested on a motorcycle on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.
Team XT18 stopped Vauxel Astra in Little Lever after reports of possible drug use in Farnworth.
After identifying and stopping the vehicle, the team conducted a roadside drug test on the driver, which failed.
The driver has since been arrested.
Government advice states that it is illegal to drive if you are addicted to legal or illegal drugs or have some levels of illegal drugs in your blood.
If you are convicted of drug driving, you will receive a minimum of 1 year driving ban, unlimited fine, 6 months imprisonment and criminal record.
Your driver’s license will also show that you have been convicted of drug driving, which will last for 11 years.
If you know someone is using drugs, you should report it to the police on 999.
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