Latest News from the World of Breathalyzers

Increase in Breath Testing by PSNI

Thursday, May 26, 2022  
Figures released today show that 33,482 roadside breath tests were carried out by PSNI in 2021. Whilst this is an increase of 16% compared with 2020, tests were down significantly that year due to the ... » read more

Drunk drivers cause 15% of road deaths

Thursday, February 24, 2022  
The number of fatalities in road accidents where the driver was over the drink drive limit decreased slightly in 2020 to 220 - down from 230 the previous year.   However, the overall number o ... » read more

Driving under the influence increased by 23%

Tuesday, September 28, 2021  
Driving under the influence (DUI) has increased by a shocking 23% compared with last year, according to the latest report from the Scottish government.Recorded Crime in Scotland figures publishe ... » read more

Drink Drive Deaths and Serious Injuries Rise

Thursday, August 26, 2021  
 A Government report published today shows that 230 people were killed on Britain’s roads in 2019 where the motorist was over the drink drive limit.    The number of killed or s ... » read more

One million women have driven under the influence

Monday, August 23, 2021  
A common myth is that drink driving is a male problem. But in a study by the Office for National Statistics, nearly five per cent of women reported driving whilst over the legal alcohol limit at least ... » read more

Breath Tests Down But Road Deaths Up

Friday, October 25, 2019
Just 320,988 breath tests were carried out in England and Wales last year, according to the annual Police Powers and Procedures Report, published today.    This is a fall of 2% over 2017 a ... » read more

Drink-drive deaths rise to eight-year high

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
  A Government report published today (28 August 2019)* shows that the number of people killed in road accidents where the motorist was over the drink drive limit has risen 25% in two years ... » read more

75% of all EU traffic prosecutions are from France

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
75% of all EU traffic prosecutions are from France   It’s official…  Police in France prosecute more British drivers than any other country!    The UK signed up to ... » read more

Roadside breath tests to rise in June

Thursday, May 30, 2019  
Motorists are being issued with a drink-drive warning as police gear up for their annual Summer crackdown.   The number of roadside breath tests carried out in June is 50% higher than any other ... » read more

AlcoSense Excel Wins EVO 2019 Product Test

Tuesday, April 30, 2019  
The AlcoSense Excel has been judged best personal breathalyser 2019 in a comparative test by Evo, the monthly car magazine, featuring nine breathalysers from six different brands. AlcoSense were the ... » read more

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