From: "Michael Culley"
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Subject: Re: Defeating Breathalyzer Ignition Interlocks
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2003 11:04:25 +1100
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I've heard the trick is to put the keys on the ground and roll the car
forward so the wheel is over the keys. This trick was probably thought up
before the invention of remote entry.
"Mike Page" wrote in message
> Jim Thompson wrote:
> >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:
> >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 ;-)
> > ...Jim Thompson
> More so in the UK. You have to physically hand the keys over to someone
> else. Even throwing them out the window is no good (you're still capable
> of getting them, and therefore still "drunk in charge of a vehicle"). I
> guess it depends on the police's attitude as much as the actual law.
> Then again, isn't it better to *plan* your life a little, and stick to
> your plan ?
> Mike Page email@example.com
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