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BAC Tester

Posted on June 13th, 2010 by Dario  |  No Comments »

The BAC tester is usually some form of a device that is designed to test your blood alcohol concentration. The most common form of this device is known as an Alcohol Breathalyzer.

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There are other ways to check your blood alcohol content, such as a urine or blood sample. Even the iPhone has an application (you can buy), which determines the level of alcohol in a person’s blood. The calculation formula for this app. takes into account a number of factors that affect the result, thus providing an approximate 90% accuracy.

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BAC Test Strips

Posted on June 12th, 2010 by Dario  |  No Comments »

BAC test strips also known as instant alcohol saliva test strips are a quick and inexpensive way to check for the presence of alcohol in your saliva. These saliva test strips can be used anywhere at any time. For example; in the home, workplace, criminal justice, hospital emergency, psychiatric and occupational health departments and so on.

How reliable are the BAC saliva test strips? For the tests to be accurate, users should wait at least 10 minutes after their last drink before checking their blood alcohol level. Other things your should avoid before testing are not smoke, nor consumed any food, beverages, chewing gum, or breath mints, nor use mouthwash. Also some medications and antioxidants such as, vitamins C or E, may affect the accuracy of test strip results.

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BAC Test Strips Can Help Your High School

The AlcoScreen saliva alcohol test can help you defend against alcohol abuse in your school. Â It is a dual purpose alcohol test that can identify someone’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at ranges from 0.02%, 0.04%, 0.08% or 0.30%. …

BAC Test Results

Posted on June 11th, 2010 by Dario  |  No Comments »

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BAC test results can vary depending on what way you are tested. There are a few ways which a BAC test can be conducted. First the most common way is to be breath tested by a breathalyzer. The next way is to be tested though a urine sample, then via a sampling of your blood.

While a breath test by digital alcohol tester and urine tests will give an estimate on blood alcohol concentration (BAC), a blood test is generally the most reliable way to get an accurate result. Once alcohol enters into your body to the stomach, it is absorbed into the blood stream after it was passed to small intestines. From your blood the alcohol chemicals are filter out by your kidneys and secreted as urine. Then the excess is passed back out though your lungs and expelled via your breath. The blood test will give the most accurate blood alcohol content test result.

News anchor Tolly Carr’s BAC Test Results of .13!

The official blood alcohol concentration “BAC test results” for news anchor Tolly Carr were released to the public. Carr’s result was .13 FOUR hours after the accident. The legal limit is .08 Tolly Carr had refused a breathalyzer test at the scene and warrants had to be issued to retrieve samples of Carr’s blood. Prosecutors will have experts extrapolate this result to determine the estimated alcohol content at the time Casey Bokhoven was killed. It is expected to be higher than the official result. Tolly Carr was in court today, dressed in jail attire of an orange jumpsuit. His wrists were cuffed and his ankles shackled. His supporters were there. The family of victim Casey Bokhoven was apparently not notified that Carr would actually attend the morning hearing in person.Casey Bokhoven, age 26, was violently struck and killed by a pickup truck as he stood on a sidewalk waiting for his girlfriend. The truck, driven by WXII (Winston-Salem, NC) morning anchor Tolly Carr,vaulted over a small wall and hit Casey at 30 mph, dragging him 22 feet, hitting a building and coming to rest with Casey under the wheel. The incident occurred Sunday, March 11, 2007 around 3:40 AM. Charged with DWI, Carr admitted he had been drinking and warrants detail that he refused a Breathalyzer test.

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At the conclusion of the breath testing, the machine prints out a form and the person tested receives a copy. That copy is usually pink and looks like a big store receipt. It list details of the test, and the results are titled “BAC….

BAC Test

Posted on June 10th, 2010 by Dario  |  No Comments »

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A BAC test more commonly known as Blood Alcohol Concentration and is sometimes called Blood Alcohol Content is a way of checking the concentration or content of alcohol that is in a person’s blood stream. A BAC check is usually preformed when you would be stopped or pulled over by a police officer, if they think you may be driving under the influence of alcohol.

With more police on the roads these days, there is a good change that you will be asked to take a random breathalyzer test. One of the best investments would be to have your own digital alcohol tester, so you can check yourself after drinking whether you should get into the driver’s seat.

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The Washington State Patrol provides the Data-Master Operator Information Manual for training a police officer about the BAC test administration.

How To Determine BAC (Blood Alcohol Content)

Posted on May 20th, 2010 by Dario  |  No Comments »

imageIf you are accused of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI), your blood alcohol content can be one of the most damaging pieces of evidence against you. Although commonly called BAC, most law enforcement officers determine blood alcohol content in one or more of the following ways, before, during, or after the arrest. These methods are blood, breath, and urine. Each can be successfully used in court, along with the other symptoms of intoxication that witnesses or officers observe. One of the most common forms of determining BAC is the standard breathalyzer test. Law enforcement officers carry a machine that allows a defendant to blow forcefully into it, and it gauges the level of alcohol in the air. Although it is commonly seen on popular movies and TV shows, it is not nearly as accurate as the other forms of testing. As a matter of fact, almost all movies and TV shows that feature BAC testing show an officer utilizing a breathalyzer technique for determining blood alcohol content.  Although the law enforcement offer will tell the accused that he/she must submit to this testing, you have the right to refuse. Doing so can look very bad for you at court and non-compliance often allows the DMV to impose very strict penalties. Even if you know that you will fail, there are defenses that can be built around remorse, mitigating circumstances, faulty equipment (which can help in having evidence suppressed), and more. If you refuse to submit, you will have much more difficulty explaining to the judge why you did not cooperate, and the result is often much harsher penalties. This includes more jail time, longer loss of driving privileges, and/or steeper monetary fine. The officer handling booking normally schedules or approves the second method, the urine test. Although less conclusive than a breathalyzer, this method works well when used in conjunction with blood testing for determining BAC. A urine test is not commonly used for determining BAC, and is normally the best option when law enforcement believes that drugs (prescription or recreational) will be present. Retaining the services of an attorney who is experienced with handling DUI cases is very important when evidence such as this is present. They will understand how to handle these test results, and build a defense that is most effective. They will also be familiar with ways to suppress the evidence, get it thrown out of court, or even use it as a more helpful means of evidence in some situations. Finally, blood tests are the most reliable and accurate forms of determining BAC. There are very few ways to counter a blood test, but experienced attorneys will still be able to build an effective defense. Most use perspectives such as medical evidence, equipment malfunction, and outdated equipment to have evidence suppressed or explain a high BAC. In many cases, blood test results are viewed as concrete evidence in court. This is why it is so important to retain an attorney who is familiar with DUI laws in your state, and protect your valuable rights. They can present the evidence as best as is possible, in order to allow the court to see you and your individual circumstances in the best light possible.This information is provided solely for informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice.

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