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Breath Alcohol Test Results

Posted on June 26th, 2010 by Dario  |  No Comments »

Breath alcohol test results are to determine how much alcohol is in your blood by measuring the amount of alcohol in your lungs when air is breathed out or exhaled. Usually the results from a law enforcement breath alcohol test are accurate or are they.

There was one instant that has been documented:

In 1995, a drunk-driver walked free when he appealed successfully against his conviction in a Queensland magistrate’s court. The reason: the breath analyser used to measure the man’s blood alcohol concentration had not been properly calibrated.

Source: http://www.science.org.au/nova/060/060key.htm

Provided that the alcohol detector that you are tested with is regularly calibrated, the results of your BAC should be accurate.

Other reads on breath alcohol test results

Beginning to Understand Breath Alcohol Test Results Machines

Alcohol in the mouth can lead to erroneous breath test results. Breath test machines claim to handle the mouth alcohol problem with a computer program called the “slope detector.” There have been no scientific, peer reviewed studies …

Publish Date: 06/22/2010 18:45

http://www.dramforum.net/2010/06/beginning-to-understand-breath-testing-machines/

Methodology – Breath Alcohol Test Results

There are several types of breath alcohol testers available today. These range from disposable screening testers to the equipment that provides legally admissible results, including very expensive digital read-out breath alcohol

Publish Date: 06/15/2010 23:12

http://www.easttribe.info/06/alcohol-testing-methodology-breathalyzer-blood-testing-etc/

 
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