breath test

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breath test

n
(Law) Brit a chemical test of a driver's breath to determine the amount of alcohol he has consumed
vb (tr)
(Medicine) to carry out a breath test on (someone)
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Translations

breath test

nAtemalkoholtest m
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breath test

nprova del palloncino
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A total of 30 breath-testing machines will be placed in six clubs and pubs at a cost of PS3,000 to the group.
"The present findings further support the value of breath-testing as a screening tool," the BBC quoted the researchers as saying.
It included random stop checks of vehicles, breath-testing any driver committing a traffic offence or involved in a collision and any motorist suspected of drinking alcohol.
They were caught as police mounted checks in 'hot spot' areas, stopping more than 20,000 drivers and breath-testing 4,155, 700 more than last year, in December.
The drivers were caught as road police held roadside checks in 'hot spot' areas across the region, stopping more than 20,000 drivers and breath-testing 4,155 of them, 700 more than last year during the December campaign.
"RoSPA would also like to see random breath-testing and will be pressing for these changes."
Stipendiary steward Adrian Sharpe said: "This meeting was randomly selected for breath-testing and every jockey here was tested.
TRANSPORT Minister Martin Cullen has ordered the introduction of random breath-testing.