Latest News from the World of Breathalyzers

In a shocking initiative drink drivers in Thailand are forced to tour hospital morgues

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Convicted drink drivers are being made to visit hospital morgues to improve the country’s road safety record.   Thailand is the second worst country in the world for road deaths. Accordin ... » read more

Drinking wine from larger glasses leads people to drink more

Tuesday, June 07, 2016
A new study shows that serving wine in larger glasses encourages people to drink more. Researchers from the University of Cambridge and University of Bristol examined drinking habits over 16 weeks wit ... » read more

Drink driver challenges Scottish driving ban being imposed south of the border

Friday, June 03, 2016
A drink driver is challenging the Scottish Government’s right to ban him south of the border. Breathalysed in Dalbeattie in Dumfries and Galloway, Mr Ashley Medicks was over the Scottish limit b ... » read more

AlcoSense Breathalysers pass new enhanced certification

Friday, May 06, 2016
AlcoSense Singles NF breathalysers, the single use breathalyser approved for use in France, is the first product to have been tested and passed under the new, more stringent NF standard.   From ... » read more

AlcoSense honoured at First Car Young Driver Road Safety Awards

Tuesday, May 03, 2016
AlcoSense has been awarded the First Car Young Driver Road Safety Awards Silver Award for Best Sustainable Intervention in road safety. ... » read more

AlcoSense Pro & Ultra Win Red Dot Product Design Award 2016

Wednesday, March 30, 2016  
AlcoSense Laboratories, a small company based in Maidenhead, Berkshire has been awarded the international distinction of the Red Dot Award for exceptional product design against competition from multi ... » read more

Three in five UK drivers 'not roadworthy'; and nearly 7 out of 10 in England and Wales don't know drink-drive limit

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Three in five UK drivers are 'not roadworthy' according to a new survey by Halfords Autocentres.   The question most often answered incorrectly was 'what is the blood alcohol limit for drivers ... » read more

Reduction in road offences may be due to Police cuts say MPs

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
  A fall in the number of recorded motoring offences may be due to a decline in traffic officer numbers according to MPs.   The Transport Select Committee warned that police cuts would st ... » read more

As House of Lords considers drink-driving bill 35 medical and health bodies call for lower drink-drive limit

Friday, March 11, 2016
  As the House of Lords begins detailed consideration of the bill to lower the drink-drive limit in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, experts from thirty-five medical and health organisa ... » read more

More than half of drivers are not aware of drink-drive limits

Friday, March 11, 2016
More than half of drivers are not aware of current drink-drive limits according to a survey by law form Rothera Dawson.   The survey showed that 63% of road users could not identify the legal l ... » read more