Drugs are technically poisons

Driving under drugs: the risk of accidents is great!

Illegal drugs in traffic

Anyone under the influence of illegal drugs like cannabis, heroin, morphine, cocaine, amphetamine or ecstasy without failures participates in road traffic, commits a Administrative offense and must be with a fine up to 1,500 euros and one Driving ban count between one and three months.

Come drug-related driving errors, a hazard to other road users or even a traffic accident, it is a Offense (Section 316 StGB: imprisonment up to one year or a fine, Section 315c StGB: imprisonment up to five years or a fine).

Drug consumption can be reliably detected in sweat, saliva or urine at a traffic control on site within a very short time with pre-test devices.


Example of a drug trip without driving errors, without endangering others and without an accident (Section 24a, Paragraph 2 and Section 25 StVG)
  • 500 to 1,500 euros fine
  • 2 points in Flensburg
  • Driving ban for 1 to 3 months
  • for novice drivers, extension of the trial period by 2 to a total of 4 years


The MPU costs (Medical-psychological examination), drug screening, administrative fee, follow-up training (for holders of a probationary driving license) and a lawyer can apply for the first time over 2,000 euros amount to.