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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The percentage of drivers found to be over the limit in police breath-tests carried out during their summer drink-drive campaign, has risen compared with the same period last year.
CLEVELAND Police today welcomed the results of a summer drink drive campaign with fewer positive breath-tests than last year.
Meanwhile, the figures for the police Christmas drink-drive campaign showed the number of positive breath-tests fell compared with the year before.
Random breath-tests throughout the North East could very well have a major impact on drink drive figures.
BOOZY yobs could be banned from drinking and jailed if they fail random breath-tests.
The police spokeswoman said, 'We believe the figures do not contain all the negative result breath-tests we carried out, therefore we do not feel it is fair to compare the 2002 figures to those in 1997.