breathalyzer

WTF

Driver Learns the Hard Way that Durian Can Make You Fail a Breathalyzer Test

We’re not sure how eating durian can make you drive erratically, but it turns out it can confuse a Breathalyzer.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.2.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Cop Allegedly Came to Work Drunk and Volunteered to Test the Breathalyzer

He apparently blew a 0.08, according to police chief James Craig.
River Donaghey
4.8.19
Weed

This Company Claims It’s Created the World’s First Weed Breathalyzer

Hound Labs says blood and saliva tests aren’t fair ways to detect cannabis impairment.
Manisha Krishnan
2.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This BO Breathalyzer Will Sniff Your Armpits So Your Friends Won't Have To

Consider your nose obsolete.
Drew Schwartz
6.27.18
drinking

This Bag of Chips Will Tell You If You're Too Drunk to Drive

The bag is a collaboration between Frito-Lay and Mothers Against Drunk Driving, who hope that it will keep the roads safer in the hours before and after the Super Bowl on February 5.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.26.17
Holy Shit

Breathalyzers Aren't Accurate When Cops Use Hand Sanitizer

A small but telling new study casts doubt on current protocol.
Paul Spencer
12.7.16
Weed

Cops Test New Weed Breathalyzer On California Drivers

This could change the face of DUIs in the country.
Madison Margolin
9.15.16
Crime & Drugs

Supreme Court says you can refuse a drunk-driving blood test — but not a breathalyzer

The court ruled that forced breathalyzer tests do not require a warrant, but blood-alcohol tests still do, because taking blood is more intrusive.
Adam Hamze
6.23.16
Crime & Drugs

Paris Will Start Swabbing High Schoolers to See If They're Smoking Pot

The saliva tests to detect weed use will be administered by medical personnel in schools. In the case of students who are still minors, the results will be forwarded to their parents.
Pierre Longeray
5.20.16
New York

New York Wants Cops to Use ‘Textalyzers’ to Scan Your Phone After a Car Accident

Cellebrite is developing mysterious new tech that would let police see if you were using your phone while driving.
Janus Rose
4.12.16
drinking

Hundreds of DUIs Could Be Revoked Due to a Word Mixup in Missouri Law

If you were arrested for a DWI in the state of Missouri any time during the period of November 30, 2012 to January 29, 2014, the breathalyzer tests you took is now inadmissible in court.
Alex Swerdloff
1.17.16
Stuff

Is it Right to Lose Your License Over a Joint You Smoked Days Ago?

Australian police test for drug traces that might be days old. They're not testing if the person is fit to drive.
Paul Gregoire
12.4.15
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