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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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In conjunction with the company's lawyers and insurance providers, Self Breathalyzer has developed a comprehensive disclaimer that consumers find inside the product's packaging.
Participants will complete surveys about drinking habits, driving and breathalyzer usage.
The breathalyzer would then serve as a field screening device, which would give the arresting officer solid evidence of the likelihood of finding THC in the arrested persons blood.
This could restrict development and growth of the overall alcohol breathalyzer and drugs testing equipment market.
Pravesh managed to call the police control room ( PCR) immediately and contacted the traffic police team that the car had eluded to avoid the breathalyzer test.
While it is true that establishing a lower bound serves to mitigate bias from breathalyzers that were administered for auxiliary reasons, such as a "rule-out" breathalyzer test that is given when the motorist is suspected of drug impairment, there may be racial bias that occurs in assessing motorists whose BAC is below the lower bound.
The company said that its BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer, which has been available for purchase since April 2013 at BACtrack.
A New Zealand man was allegedly too drunk for the breathalyzer.
Myth: If you put pennies in your mouth right before a breathalyzer, it will mess up the calibration of the machine, allowing you to pass it.
GRAFTON - The American Civil Liberties Union is objecting to the School Committee's proposal to require students attending school dances to submit to a Breathalyzer test.
The new system features an on-board breathalyzer to measure the alcohol content in the driver's breath and would disable the ignition through an ''interlock'' mechanism when the driver is deemed to have consumed more than a certain level of alcohol, the major carmaker said in a statement.
Used for years by law enforcement to catch tipsy drivers, a modified version of the Breathalyzer can detect damaged oranges by capturing ethanol escaping from the fruit.