Latest News from the World of Breathalyzers

6,480 killed or injured in drink drive crashes

Wednesday, August 03, 2022
  There were 220 deaths on Britain’s roads in 2020 where a motorist was over the drink drive limit, only slightly down on ten years previously when there were 240 fatalities.   Drunk dr ... » read more

AlcoSense Calls for Lower Drink Drive Limit

Tuesday, July 05, 2022  
  The managing director of AlcoSense Laboratories has called for the drink drive limit to be reduced by three quarters to remove ‘legal but lethal’ drivers from our roads.   T ... » read more

Police Scotland Launch Drink Drive Blitz

Tuesday, July 05, 2022  
With Police Scotland launching their Summer drink drive campaign this week, latest figures show that ‘driving under the influence’ (DUI) is 21% higher than it was ten years ago.   ... » read more

AlcoSense to conduct breath testing at RTX

Monday, July 04, 2022  
AlcoSense to conduct breath testing at RTX Leading breathalyser firm AlcoSense has been appointed to conduct the driver breath testing programme at this week’s Road Transport Expo (RTX), taking ... » read more

Jubilee Drink Drive Warning

Wednesday, June 01, 2022  
Motorists are being warned of the dangers of ‘morning after’ drink driving, as an estimated 15 million people gear up for the Jubilee celebrations.    With at least 16,00 ... » read more

Increase in Breath Testing by PSNI

Thursday, May 26, 2022  
Figures released today show that 33,482 roadside breath tests were carried out by PSNI in 2021. Whilst this is an increase of 16% compared with 2020, tests were down significantly that year due to the ... » read more

What is BAC?

Tuesday, May 10, 2022  
  What is BAC?BAC stands for Blood Alcohol Concentration or Blood Alcohol Content. It’s a measurement of the percentage of alcohol in your bloodstream after you've been drinking. ... » read more

Are personal and police breathalyzers accurate?

Wednesday, May 04, 2022  
     Are personal breathalyzers accurate?A good personal breathalyzer will be accurate to around +/-5%, which is similar to a Police handheld device. But consumer breat ... » read more

How to reduce alcohol

Wednesday, April 13, 2022  
How to reduce alcohol level The best way to lower your blood alcohol level is to drink less alcohol…!  Techniques that help include counting your drinks, slowing down, hydrating and eatin ... » read more

Slight fall in drink drive offences in Northern Ireland

Thursday, April 07, 2022  
New figures released by the Police Service of Northern Ireland show that 2,756 drink and drug drive offences were referred for prosecution in the Province last year.This is a 11% fall on 2020, b ... » read more

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