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a device that measures chemicals (especially the alcohol content) in a person's expired breath


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The provision of breathalysers and the provision of mouthpieces in gendarmerie units and metropolis police, Corsica and overseas territories.
But it will be interesting to see what happens when you're asking a drunk person to blow into a breathalyser.
The breathalysers have three levels rated green, amber and red.
Officers also found false claims of links to police on four devices purchased online, where disposable breathalysers are being flogged for as little as PS2.
We gave D aily Record columnist Paul English, aboe one of Hunter's Alcosense breathalysers to test it out.
ON September 24, 2014, a blue plaque marking the site of where the world's first electronic breathalyser was developed was unveiled by the Lord Mayor of Cardiff.
A Canadian high school is going to ask students to pass a breathalyser test in order to get qualified for attending the prom on May 30.
NEW motoring laws have come into force in France making it compulsory for drivers to carry breathalyser kits in their vehicles.
Motorists planning to drive in France must carry two breathalysers in their vehicles from 1st July 2012, in order to conform to the latest safety regulations in French law, warns Comparecarhire.
HALF of motorists are unaware that the breathalysers they will soon need to carry in France must be certified to the French NF standard, according to the Institute of Advanced Motorists.
And road safety campaigners in the UK have warned that the French government-approved breathalysers - which cost from 3 pounds - are actually of little use in gauging whether a driver is over the drink-drive limit.
Police say this encourages drivers to drink up to the limit but that the breathalysers often give false readings.
The research found that cheap breathalysers get contaminated by deposits from breath, increasing the chance of a false reading.