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breath test

Brit a chemical test of a driver's breath to determine the amount of alcohol he has consumed
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Figures released by the Home Office show that 4,180 people were asked to take a breath test by Cleveland Police in 2014, the last year for which figures are available.
Motor vehicle operators and the law enforcement community must have faith that breath tests are accurate and reliable, and we have taken the steps necessary to make sure that is the case,'' Public Safety Secretary Daniel Bennett said.
Last year, over 500 drivers in Wales were caught over the limit after 35,493 breath tests.
Aside from the obvious targets, breath tests are opening the door to other kinds of early detection.
In June 2012, Warwickshire Police carried out 789 breath tests with 47 people, or six per cent, testing positive or refusing to be tested.
Mr Day said the funding boost allowed WAPOL to conduct 1,516,448 tests last year, significantly exceeding the 2012-13 target of one million breath tests, and the 2011-12 figure of 892,751.
A PACKAGE of tough measures to crack down on drink drivers will include plans to remove the statutory right to a replacement blood or urine test where a breath test reading is above and close to the legal limit.
The police will make the final decision upon which type of evidential test will replace the breath test.
15 but failed a first breath test after arriving at the course yesterday morning and another one 15 minutes later.
Former sergeant Ewan McHardy was yesterday fined pounds 400 and banned from the road for a year for failing to provide a breath test.
In contrast, the December period has the fewest over-the-limit drivers despite the month having by far and away the highest number of breath tests.