Breathalyser


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Breathalyser

a device for estimating the amount of alcohol in the breath: used in testing people suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol. See DRINK DRIVING.
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The initiative was first used at two Spar stores on Queen Street and St Mary Street where breathalysers have been used to test if people buying alcohol are too drunk.
The initiative was first used at two Spar stores in Queen Street and St Mary Street where breathalysers have been used to test if people buying alcohol are too drunk.
The original "blow in the bag" breathalyser was a relatively crude device, initially used to confirm a policeman's suspicion that a motorist was under the influence.
The breathalyser and subsequent campaigns saved thousands of lives.
If the customer takes the breathalyser and measures two times the drink limit they will be refused entry.
A total of 30 breathalysers will be placed in six clubs and pubs, at a cost of PS3,000 to the group.
However, recognising that some people may innocently get behind the wheel the morning after a party or family gathering believing they are fine, we would strongly urge drivers to carry a breathalyser that can be used to check, as a precaution.
The anti-alcohol rules will be enforced with the help of a breathalyser test.
Whilst it would have defeated the objective of the exercise, ie to uncover over-the-limit drivers, it seems to me that Merseyside police were trying to trap unsuspecting drivers without telling them about the breathalyser opt-out, a policy which seems prima facie to be underhand.
Melbourne, June 20 ( ANI ): A Japanese watchmaker has launched a smartwatch that not only tests sobriety with a built-in game, but tests blood alcohol level with a breathalyser built into its side.
NEW motoring laws have come into force in France making it compulsory for drivers to carry breathalyser kits in their vehicles.
Summary: New motoring laws have come into force in France making it compulsory for drivers to carry breathalyser kits in their vehicles.