Breathalyser


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Breathalyser

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™ a device for estimating the amount of alcohol in the breath: used in testing people suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol
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An assistant manager at Spar Express, who did not want to be named, said previously that the store often saw drunk people come in to buy alcohol and had been using breathalysers for several months.
Dr Kevin Smith, of Cardiff University's School of Social Sciences, questioned the use of the breathalysers.
Right: Drink drive campaigner Princess Anne blows into a breathalyser machine, and, left, then Transport Minister Barbara Castle
The breathalysers have three levels rated green, amber and red.
There's no guarantee that the breathalyser you use – no matter how much you pay for it – will be accurate against the device used by the police.
This is, however, not the first time the school is going to enforce breathalyser tests for its students.
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.
Compulsory from July 1, the easiest way to tell if the breathalyser complies with the French legislation is to make sure it has the blue circular NF logo, the French equivalent of the BSI kite mark in the UK.
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.
Motorists who appear unfit to drive will be stopped and asked to take a breathalyser test if police suspect they are driving under the influence of alcohol, although Dubai Police will not carry out random breathalyser tests, which is standard practice in many countries.