Smoke pot to drive better, government adviser tells.
Confusingly, Professor Jack MacLean of the University of Adelaide - talking on the subject of speed and safety - has controversially suggested that cannabis affects performance but perhaps favourably by reducing risk taking.
"Marijuana smokers are more cautious," MacLean claims. "They drive more slowly because of their altered time perception
********His comments on cannabis must be a huge embarrassment for state governments which embraced the same academic's research outcomes on the relationship between speed and car crashes.***********
His findings raise a question: what is the likelihood of crashing when doing 65kmh in a 60kmh zone while stoned? (While state governments ponder the accuracy and wisdom of his determinations on cannabis, perhaps they'd like to review some of MacLean's research on speed.)
I look forward to the RTA handing out joints with every speeding fine!!! Suddenly the academics view makes sense!! Yes pull people over if they are speeding, then give them a joint or make them take a puff of the random bong test (RBT) and send them on there merry way..
What the hell? Drive giving ford awesome reviews! Drive getting behind debunking the speed myth! What next?