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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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Meanwhile, district attorneys across the state are either not using breath-test evidence or seeking continuances of drunken-driving cases until the problem is resolved.
However, another scientist said it was unlikely a fully functioning and reliable breath-test would be available soon for the general public.
Readings from handheld breath-test kits are no defence in court.
Things can normally be sorted out within a few minutes, either by calling up another vehicle with a breath-test kit, or, failing that, driving to a police station.
He vowed to appeal and the breath-test equipment will now go on before a panel of High Court judges.
A BRITISH Airways pilot's breath-test has proved positive after his arrest in a plane's cockpit on suspicion of failing "zero tolerance" alcohol rules.
It is believed to be the highest breath-test reading in Britain.
The percentage of drivers found to be over the limit in police breath-tests carried out during their summer drink-drive campaign, has risen compared with the same period last year.
The police spokeswoman said, 'We believe the figures do not contain all the negative result breath-tests we carried out, therefore we do not feel it is fair to compare the 2002 figures to those in 1997.
CLEVELAND Police today welcomed the results of a summer drink drive campaign with fewer positive breath-tests than last year.
BOOZY yobs could be banned from drinking and jailed if they fail random breath-tests.