From: JHB@jita.nospam.demon.co.uk (Jim Backus)
Subject: Re: Defeating Breathalyzer Ignition Interlocks
Date: Fri, 3 Jan 2003 23:44:29 +0000 (UTC)
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On Fri, 3 Jan 2003 21:42:56, Jim Thompson
> On Fri, 3 Jan 2003 21:27:07 +0000 (UTC),
> Jim Yanik ,
> In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
> Article: ,
> 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?
> |> Regards,
> |> Gerry
> |The best way to defeat it is to call a cab,and leave your car until you
> |sober up.
> |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 ;-)
What is one supposed to do if the car has no back seat? (eg MX5)
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