Latest News from the World of Breathalyzers

100,000 people sign petition calling for tougher penalties for drink drivers who kill

Monday, September 19, 2016
100,000 people have signed a petition calling for tougher drink drive penalties for drivers who kill someone while drunk. It was launched by the family of Miriam Briddon, a 21 year old killed by a dri ... » read more

Doctors fear the new drink guidelines could encourage women to drink to unsafe levels

Friday, August 26, 2016
Medical experts have expressed concerns that the new drink limits which set the same recommendation for men and women could be harmful for women. Doctors say it could give women a 'false impressi ... » read more

Government new drink limits says moderate drinking is fine; but reduces weekly recommended limit for men

Monday, August 22, 2016
In a move being seen as a watering down of the Government's drink warnings, the public is advised that moderate drinking is fine. Although the new recommendations are tougher than the existing ones an ... » read more

PCC backs RAC in calling for lower drink-drive limit

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Northumbria's Police & Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird, is backing the RAC in calling for the Government to reduce the drink-drive limit in England and Wales to the same level as Scotland.   ... » read more

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