From: Jim Yanik
Subject: Re: Defeating Breathalyzer Ignition Interlocks
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2003 00:28:27 +0000 (UTC)
Organization: Friends of Lummox
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NNTP-Posting-Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2003 00:28:27 +0000 (UTC)
JHB@jita.nospam.demon.co.uk (Jim Backus) wrote in
> 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)
> Jim Backus
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Call a cab or a sober friend.Walk.Take the bus.
Jim Yanik,NRA member
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