New driver, 17, arrested after testing positive for cannabis near Chesterfield

A 17-year-old has been arrested by roads police in Dronfield after he tested positive for cannabis - just two months after passing his test.

Sunday, 17th November 2019, 10:07 am
Updated Sunday, 17th November 2019, 10:09 am

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit arrested the teen after they saw "poor driving", and after he was pulled over he tested positive for the class B drug.

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Officers arrested the teen, and he will likely now lose his licence.

A spokesman for Derbyshire RPU said: "Poor driving seen in front of us, driver stopped and tests positive for cannabis. He is 17 years old and passed his test two months ago. Arrested."

The 17-year-old boy tested positive for cannabis after only passing his test two months ago.