From: Jim Thompson
Subject: Re: Defeating Breathalyzer Ignition Interlocks
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Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2003 21:42:56 GMT
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On Fri, 3 Jan 2003 21:27:07 +0000 (UTC),
Jim Yanik ,
In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
Entitled: "Re: Defeating Breathalyzer Ignition Interlocks",
Wrote the following:
|Gerry Schneider wrote in
|> The newest "weapon" in the crusade against drinking and
|> driving - breathalayzer type ignition interlocks for the
|> car. Anybody know what the screening technology is based on
|> (surely something better than the Taguchi gas sensor!), and
|> the best way to defeat it?
|The best way to defeat it is to call a cab,and leave your car until you
|These interlocks are only installed after a person has been convicted a few
|times in court,for repeated drunk driving.
|WHY IN THE WORLD DO YOU WANT TO BYPASS SUCH A DEVICE FOR SUCH A PERSON?
|Is there something wrong with you?
A judge just ruled in Phoenix, in response to an appeal by a person
who was arrested for DUI when found sleeping it off in their car:
If you're behind the wheel, with the keys in the ignition, but stopped
and parked, it's still DUI.
The judge elaborated... to sleep it off without risk of arrest, remove
keys from ignition and get in back seat ;-)
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