Enquiries and support
FRANK provides a confidential service to anyone wanting information, advice or support about any aspect of drugs.
Phone: 0300 123 6600
Minicom: 0300 123 1099
Online chat facility (2-6pm weekdays)
The governments road safety education site.
Addaction has services throughout England and Scotland, that help adults, young people and their families recover from addiction and substance misuse problems.
AddictionNI provides support and treatment to people affected by alcohol or drug addiction in Northern Ireland.
Phone: 0289 066 4434
Know the Score
Know the Score provides confidential drugs information and advice across Scotland.
Phone: 0800 587 5879 (8am-11pm daily)
The Wales Drug And Alcohol Helpline
The Wales Drug And Alcohol Helpline is a bilingual helpline providing information or help to individuals, their families, carers, and support workers.
Phone: 0808 808 2234 (24/7)
Cocaine Anonymous provides opportunities to share experience, strength and hope to recover from addiction to cocaine and all other mind-altering substances.
Phone: 0800 612 0225
CA Scotland: 0141 959 6363
DrugFAM provides support to families, friends and carers who are struggling to cope with a loved one’s addiction to drugs or alcohol, including addiction related bereavement support.
Phone: 0300 888 3853 (7 days a week 9am – 9pm)
Securetec Ag DrugWipe global perspective: www.securetec.net/en
D.Tec International Ltd preferred urine confirmation collection service: www.synlab.co.uk/drug-and-alcohol-testing/collection-services
Enactment of a company van driver on drugs killing a child.
The operation of vans is one of the riskiest elements of any business' day-to-day activities. The repercussions of an avoidable crash can affect everyone involved with the potential for severe penalties including significant fines and custodial sentences for culpable managers and directors. The level of financial penalties imposed on businesses pose can a real threat to their continuity.
Overview One fateful day- Drugged van driver in a defective company van kills child pedestrian.
No 1 One fateful day- Introduction and cause of fatal crash by Traffic Police.
No 2 One fateful day- Driver interview under arrest at police station.
No 3 One fateful day- Operations manager interview under caution at police station.
No 4 One fateful day- MD interview at under caution at police station.
No 5 One fateful day- National TV news report – name and shame.
Credits:- The Freight Transport Association, FTA's “Van Excellence” programme has been designed with the UK's best van operators to provide a best practice framework for van operation with an Operator Accreditation scheme along with training and mentoring to reach the required standards. It is a straightforward and cost-effective solution. To find out more about Van Excellence please visit www.vanexcellence.co.uk/media/videos