Latest News from the World of Breathalyzers

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

Northern Ireland drink-driving convictions soar by 40% in two years

Monday, November 21, 2016
Drink-driving convictions in Northern Ireland have risen by 40% over two years. Last year 2,200 people were convicted - 600 more than in 2013 - an average of 40 per week.Figures from the Norther ... » read more

AlcoSense Excel and Pro Take Top Car Magazine Awards

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
In its prestigious pre-Christmas party season product group test for consumer breathalysers,  Auto Express magazine has awarded the new AlcoSense Excel  and AlcoSense P ... » read more

AlcoSense launches new AlcoSense Excel

Thursday, November 03, 2016
At £99.99 the AlcoSense Excel is the first breathalyser under £100 to use a smaller version (64mm2) of exactly the same sensor used in several UK Police-approved breathalysers (200mm2), br ... » read more

Study shows women now drink nearly as much as men

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Women are drinking nearly as much as men according to a new study spanning over 100 years of global drinking patterns.   The researchers looked at 68 previous studies and found that men born be ... » read more