breathalyse


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breathalyse

to apply a BREATHALYSER test to (someone).
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The Spar assistant manager said the people they breathalyse are "usually regulars".
He added: "In the early hours, staf f tr ied to breathalyse a number of prisoners because they suspected they had been drinking.
Mr Freeman likened previous attempts to test inmates for alcohol to "a scene out of Benny Hill", adding: "Staff have been running around trying to breathalyse prisoners, it's been reminiscent of the end scenes of The Benny Hill Show - the only thing missing was the music."
Insp Dean Reid said: "This is excellent news that no-one was over the limit and we will continue to breathalyse drivers throughout the county."
A spokeswoman for the British Medical Association added: "Increasing the chances for police to breathalyse drivers will act as a strong deterrent.
"If we then suspect they have been drinking or taking drugs we will breathalyse them or carry out roadside impairment tests to see if they have been taking drugs."
He said that police across Wales would continue to breathalyse motorists throughout the rest of the summer.
Inspector Eric Robinson, head of the traffic unit, said officers would breathalyse hundreds around Christmas and New Year.
Police should be given the power to breathalyse drivers at random.
The police will have the power to stop drivers at random, breathalyse them and enforce immediate bans based on the reading of the equipment, probably from next year, says the Home Office.
The officer appointed by Home Secretary Jacqui Smith to tackle domestic abuse, said: "There could be powers for police officers to breathalyse offenders at the front door if drinking is relevant and raises the risk of them offending again."