breath test

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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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And he revealed some housemasters had used breath-tests unofficially before the tragedy.
Staffordshire Police carried out nearly 11,000 breath-tests on motorists in 1996/97 - a massive 69 per cent increase on the previous year.
Staffordshire police carried out 1,415 breath-tests, with 70 drivers over the limit