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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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Of the 309 drivers under 25 who were tested during June, 17 per cent of those failed the roadside breath tests.
RANGERS hero John "Bomber" Brown has beaten a charge of refusing a breath test.
In 2006 there were 144 positive results from 4,404 breath tests.
A roadside breath test gave a positive result and two further breath tests at Wilmslow police station revealed a reading of 60mg of alcohol per 100ml of breath - nearly twice the legal limit of 35mg/100ml.
He said in the state of Victoria, which has a population of five million, one million breath tests were carried out by a police force of 9,000.
Breath tests are a vital component of preventing drink-driving.
The number of positive breath tests rose from 58 last year to 66 this year, with positive breath tests following collisions more than doubling from 11.
The move follows an investigation by the force's complaints and discipline department into a motorist's claims that officers failed to carry out breath tests after the crash in June 1998.
Twenty patients were evaluated by means of hydrogen breath test, and breath tests were definitely positive in ten patients and borderline or equivocal in three patients.
North Wales Police carried out 18,159 breath tests with 107 being positive.
Last year in a similar police operation 3,034 drivers were given breath tests, with 90 (2.