Latest News from the World of Breathalyzers

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

Drink Drive Deaths Up 45% In Two Years

Friday, February 15, 2019
The number of people killed in road accidents where the driver was over the drink drive limit has risen 45% in two years.     Provisional figures released by the Department for Transport t ... » read more

Don't accidentally drink drive on New Year's Day

Monday, December 31, 2018  
A new survey has found that 44% would drive before 11am, despite drinking five large glasses of wine or five pints of medium-strong beer on New Year’s Eve. Over a fifth (22%) would drive before ... » read more

Just 40% of Motorists Would Report A Drunk Driver

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Only four out of ten UK motorists (41%) would call the Police if they thought a car was being driven by a drunk driver, new research has found.   A quarter (25%) would ignore it completely if ... » read more

Public Call For Tougher Drink Drive Laws

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Over 80% of UK motorists think there should be stiffer penalties for drink driving, with more than half strongly in favour.   When asked in a new poll what measures the Government should introd ... » read more