Latest News from the World of Breathalyzers

AlcoSense Excel Wins German Design Awards

Friday, October 20, 2017
We’re pleased to announce that on 20th October the AlcoSense Excel, designed in the UK by AlcoSense, won the Excellent Product Design Award in the German Design Awards.   The German Desig ... » read more

Happy 50th Birthday to the Breathalyser!

Sunday, October 08, 2017
The alcohol breathalyser is 50 years old today.  Police carried out the first roadside breath test on a motorist in Shropshire on 8th October 1967.    Prior to that, the criteria for ... » read more

Construction workers seem to face threat of morning after drink and drug driving as they make up 7 of the 10 'professions' most likely to be convicted

Friday, January 20, 2017
New data suggests construction workers are more likely to be caught drink or drug-driving than any other profession. It is likely that this indicates a number are being caught the morning as construct ... » read more

AlcoSense comes 1st, 2nd and 4th in Auto Express 'Best breathalysers: 2017' list

Friday, January 13, 2017
AlcoSense has won three of the top four places in the Auto Express Best Breathalysers: 2017 list. Following a group test of 10 breathalysers the AlcoSense Excel was chosen as the best breathalyser, fo ... » read more

Police Scotland reports rise in Christmas drink-drivers

Monday, January 09, 2017
Police Scotland has reported a rise in drink-drivers over Christmas and New Year. During the four-week anti-drink-drive campaign police stopped 19,000 drivers and found 1 in 30 to be over the legal li ... » read more

Jersey plans to lower drink drive limit in 2018 bringing it in line with Scotland

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Jersey plans to lower the drink drive limit in 2018 in plans introduced by the Infrastructure Minister. Deputy Eddie Noel has proposed a lower drink drive limit that would bring Jersey into line wi ... » read more

The AlcoSense Excel is chosen by Auto Express as an 'Editor's Choice' 2016 Top 20 Product

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Auto Express has selected the AlcoSense Excel among its 'Editor's Choice' - 2016 Top 20 Products. After Auto Express conducted its first ever group test of breathalysers it wrote: "It was... app ... » read more

One in five risk morning after drink-driving say AA

Monday, December 12, 2016
According to a new poll by the Automobile Association (AA) one in five 25-34-year-olds admit to driving the morning after an evening drinking, despite knowing they may be over the limit. The AA P ... » read more

Transport Secretary says UK drink-drive limit won't be cut

Thursday, December 08, 2016
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling MP has said that the drink-drive limit in England & Wales won't be lowered. Ministers have been under pressure to lower it since Scotland introduced a lower limi ... » read more

Two-thirds of drink drivers killed are young men who drink and drive for 'fear of missing out' (FOMO)

Friday, December 02, 2016
Two-thirds of all drink-drivers killed on UK roads are young men. This Christmas the government is to target young men who drink and drive for 'fear of missing out' (FOMO). Nearly two-thirds (62% ... » read more

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