Although the breathalyser
is designed to stop students pre-loading and cracking down on anti-social behaviour, my experience is that in the last couple of weeks you have people who come down who are stumbling all over the place and yet they are not over the limit
A total of 30 breathalysers
will be placed in six clubs and pubs, at a cost of PS3,000 to the group.
However, recognising that some people may innocently get behind the wheel the morning after a party or family gathering believing they are fine, we would strongly urge drivers to carry a breathalyser
that can be used to check, as a precaution.
Dr Tom Parry Jones with the breathalyser
his company |developed in Cardiff
This is, however, not the first time the school is going to enforce breathalyser
tests for its students.
Dr Jones was a lecturer at Cardiff University when he was approached by Bill Dewsey, an engineer, convinced of a commercial potential for a reusable breathalyser
Tokyoflash's Kisai Intoxicated watch has a breathalyser
hidden beneath what looks like a watch dial and can be used to rate the wearer's blood alcohol level from .
Anyone failing to produce a breathalyser
after that date will receive an 11 fine.
Retailers in the UK have reported a massive rise in breathalyser
sales as British drivers travelling across the Channel ensure they do not fall foul of the new legislation.
HALF of motorists are unaware that the breathalysers
they will soon need to carry in France must be certified to the French NF standard, according to the Institute of Advanced Motorists.
This new regulation means drivers must ensure they have a high-visibility safety vest, warning triangle and two breathalyser
test kits on any journey in France.
President Nicolas Sarkozy's latest annoyance is to decree that all drivers in France, including visitors, must carry breathalyser
kits along with the fluorescent jackets and warning triangles which are already compulsory.