2020-2027 Analysis and Review Roadside Drug Testing Devices Market

Roadside Drug Testing Devices Market

Roadside Drug Testing Devices Market By Substance (Psychotropic Drugs (THC, Amphetamines, Benzodiazepines, Opioids, Others) & Alcohol), By Sample (Breath, Saliva Urine & Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2019 – 2027

12-04-2020 REP-HC-5001 40 Tables 120 pages Format

The global roadside drug testing devices market was valued at USD648.1 Mn in 2018. The constant rise in the number of drink and drive fatal accidents worldwide and strict implementation of safety regulations by the law enforcement agencies against substance abuse will drive the roadside drug testing devices market. The major restraint associated with the market is the inaccurate analysis of samples collected from substance abusers due to lack of periodic device maintenance and calibration.

 Roadside Drug Testing Devices Market

As per the latest statistics provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the incidence rate of people driving under the influence of THC is 0.9%, and law enforcement agencies are affirmative that the legalization of marijuana as a medicine and recreation drug in certain states in the U.S. will result in the drastic rise of THC related products. Furthermore the Drug and Crime Office of the United Nations have confirmed that approximately 5% of the global population aged between 15 years to 64 years are engaged in substance abuse. The chief opportunity associated with this market is the proactive role adopted by law enforcement agencies in developing nations to monitor and curb the fatal accidents under the influence of substance abuse.

The major segments related to the roadside drug testing devices market are:

By Substance (2017–2027; US$ Mn)

Psychotropic Drugs







By Sample (2017–2027; US$ Mn)





Geography Segment(2017–2027; US$ Mn)

North America

United States


United Kingdom
Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific (APAC)

Rest of APAC

Latin America (LATAM)

Rest of Latin America

Middle East and Africa (MEA)

Rest of Middle East and Africa 

Justification for study?

  • The intention of the study is to give a comprehensive outlook of the global roadside drug testing devices market
  • The overall segmentation of the roadside drug testing devices market, by substance, sample, and region is minutely studied. Alcohol substance abuse and breath sample analysis are leading the substance and sample segments respectively
  • Growing incidence of drink and drive accidents and increasing consumption of ecstasy’s drugs throughout the globe will consolidate the market growth
  • Excellent ergonomic features and hassle-free sample collection and analysis together determine the assertive market growth for roadside drug testing devices market 

Report gist?

  • The study of the global roadside drug testing devices market includes qualitative analysis of factors such as drivers, restraints, and opportunities
  • The report covers qualitative and quantitative analysis of the overall market segmented on the basis of substance and sample and categorization of the same at the regional level
  • This research report presents the analysis of each segment from 2017 to 2027 considering 2018 as the base year for the research. CAGR for each respective segments are calculated for the forecast period from 2019 to 2027
  • The study includes the profiles of major market players with a significant global and regional presence along with top company positioning 

Significant customers?

  • This study is suitable for industry participants and stakeholders in the governmental agencies engaged in providing traffic securities which is eventually based on the technological development of the roadside testing devices
  • The report will benefit administrative heads of healthcare and police departments that are engaged in the detecting of substance abuse and sample analysis obtained from the substance abusers
  • Managers with financial institutions looking to publish recent and forecasted statistics pertaining to roadside drug testing devices market
  • Financial institutions venture capitalist, analysts, investors, government organizations, policymakers, regulatory authorities, researchers, looking for insights into the market to determine future strategies

Segment Analysis

According to the latest research citings presented by the World Health Organization 2019 report, Approximately 147 million people throughout the world consume THC which is 2.5% of the global population in comparison to 0.2% consumption of opiates. The statistics provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMSHA), there is going to be an exponential increase in the consumption of psychotropic drugs worldwide due to rising illicit traffic trade of THC and opiates and adoption of party culture by youngsters in developed countries.

It is imperative to understand that whenever a person drinks alcohol it gets quickly absorbed in the blood circulation via the stomach and small intestine. Within one hour the blood alcohol concentration reaches its highest level. Breath analyzers are manufactured to calculate the amount of undigested alcohol in the bloodstream. In the United States the BAC is 0.08% whereas in the United Kingdom the BAC is 35 μg/100 ml air. Urine analysis is helpful in detecting the alcohol levels up to 12 hours the alcohol is consumed thereby giving a larger detection window. The science behind it is alcohol excretion follows zero-order kinetics. Approximately 5 to 10% of alcohol is excreted through lungs, sweat, and urine, etc.

Regional Analysis

North America is dominating the geography segment for roadside drug testing devices market. The chief parameters responsible for its paramount growth are the legalization of THC as medicinal drugs in certain states of the United States. Adoption of party culture among generation Y population resulting in increasing consumption of alcoholic beverages. The market growth in the European region is dependent on the strategic agreement between academic research institutes and medical device manufacturers to develop roadside drug testing devices. Asia Pacific will be highlighting impressive market growth in the near future owing to the rising prevalence of drink and drive fatal accidents and stringent roadside safety regulations adopted by the law enforcement agencies.

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