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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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The breath-testing machines have three levels - green, amber and red.
Ministers have previously rejected random breath-testing, but it is understood that there was a change of heart when the results of the latest Christmas campaign against drink-driving were revealed.
A NEW breath-testing device fitted to cars could be brought in to stop drink-drivers.
THE Labour Party spokesman on transport, Deputy Roisin Shortall, has criticised the govern-ment's continued failure to introduce random breath-testing for motorists while introducing the same measure for Train drivers.
Only North Wales has upped its breath-testing of drivers with a 47% increase.
25 am yesterday and, after breath-testing him, took him to Heathrow police station.
HUNDREDS of jailed drink-drivers may be allowed to appeal after a sheriff gave a vote of no confidence to police breath-testing methods.
Parker's tested a range of the inexpensive devices, which are widely available online, at shops and markets, car boot sales and petrol stations, by breath-testing a driver just over the legal drink-drive limit and comparing the results to official police tests.
The analysis shows the rate of roadside breath-testing in 2004 was less than one person per 1,000 in Carlow, Kildare and parts of Dublin - compared to nearly eight in every 1,000 in Galway city and the West.