intoximeter


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intoximeter

(ɪnˈtɒksɪˌmiːtə)
n
a device that measures the level of intoxication of a person, esp a person suspected of driving while drunk, by analysing his or her breath
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He was given a preliminary breath test which gave a reading of nearly four times the limit and was taken to the Loreburn Street Police Station in Dumfries for tests on the intoximeter but after three attempts was unable to give a reading.
The accused was detained and taken to the police station where samples were obtained using the intoximeter, and she was cautioned and charged.
He refused medical treatment at the scene and was taken to a police station where he blew 126 on the official intoximeter machine.
The suite has state-of-the-art equipment in its medical room, fingerprint room and intoximeter room.
But his lawyer said radio waves from Pelly's iPhone may have interfered with the intoximeter.
Fourth, in measuring positive drug screens or intoximeter tests produced by SAMI-SO individuals on persistence, we hypothesize that the difference in persistent incidents may be closely associated with active treatment involvement, supervision status, and other predictor variables that may have a positive impact on maintaining desistance.
A There is a very recent case where a high profile former professional footballer attempted to challenge the reliability of the alcohol reading provided by the intoximeter at the police station.
81) The breath sample was first tested in the breathalyzer in use at the time, the Intoximeter 3000, and then the air was captured in a magnesium perchlorate tube ("MPT").
MK II, GC IntoXimeter IV, Auto IntoXimeter, IntoXimeter Model (8
Two further Intoximeter tests at the police station gave negative readings, but when police found he had burped just before the second test, they decided to take a sample of blood, which prosecutors argued could be used as evidence that he was over the limit.
The high court ruled that because police believed the intoximeter was working correctly, they could not legally go on to take a blood sample.