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Roadside testing:

Police can randomly stop you anytime and anywhere in South Australia to test you for illicit drugs.

Roadside drug tests can detect the active ingredient in Cannabis, Ecstasy, Speed, Ice or Crystal Meth.

Unlike alcohol testing, the volume of the drug in the system cannot be detected but since there’s a zero tolerance to illegal drugs, any presence will result in prosecution.

When undergoing a drug driving test you will be required to wipe the testing device over your tongue to obtain a sample of your saliva. The test takes about 5 minutes and if the result is positive you will be required to provide a further oral fluid sample for analysis in a drug bus or at a police station.

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