Latest News from the World of Breathalyzers

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

Statistics show Wales to be binge drinking capital of the UK

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Almost one in seven adults in Wales drink 14 units of alcohol in a single sitting - the advised amount for a week.   14% of adults drink 14 units in a single day. This is the equivalent of six ... » read more

2.5 million people exceed weekly recommended alcohol limit in a single day

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Around 2.5 million people consume more than the new weekly recommended limit for alcohol in a single day according to figures from the Office for National Statistics. This represents 9% of all drinker ... » read more

AlcoSense shortlisted for FirstCar road safety awards

Tuesday, March 01, 2016
AlcoSense has been shortlisted for the FirstCar Young Driver Road Safety Awards.   Now in its second year the awards are sponsored by Road Safety Support (RSS) and recognise and honour the effo ... » read more

Northern Police chiefs call for lower drink-drive limit

Monday, February 22, 2016
Police and Crime Commissioners in the north of England, responsible for Forces close to the Scottish border, are calling for a lower drink-drive limit in England and Wales.   In a letter to The ... » read more

"The most accurate over-the-counter device available" says Total 911 Porsche magazine of the AlcoSense Ultra

Friday, February 05, 2016
Total 911 The Porsche Magazine in reviewing the AlcoSense Ultra describes it as the "the most accurate over-the-counter device currently available".   The magazine goes on to say that: "Even c ... » read more

Doctors and Police call for lower drink-drive limit across the UK

Friday, January 29, 2016
The calls for the Government to lower the drink-drive limit across the UK to bring it in line with Scotland continues to grow.   As the House of Lords debates lowering the limit members of the& ... » read more