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From: "Michael Culley"
References: <3E160F0D.B23A8BE5@sympatico.ca> <3E165F62.firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Defeating Breathalyzer Ignition Interlocks
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2003 15:42:53 +1100
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0.12, 0.08?? You have gotta be kidding me! Its been 05 here in oz for at
least 15 years and you get booked *at* 05 not above it.
"Fred Bloggs" wrote in message
> Gerry Schneider wrote:
> > 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
> I am not sure about the particular sensor but you should be able to
> defeat it with a blast of air from a plastic bulb, like a baking syringe
> or a certain other kind of unmentionable you might find in a drugstore.
> And this is nowhere at the loftiness of a "crusade." It is a common
> criminal rip-off from top to bottom. The NHTSA's own statistics show no
> statistically significant increase of probability of accident for BAC's
> less than 0.12, and the states with threshold at 0.08 show no
> significant decrease of traffic accidents, so that the newest
> legislation mandating 0.08 nationwide is hopelessly unscientific and
> abusive. The entire issue is REALLY about making lobbyists and PAC's
> rich, and getting politicians elected, who otherwise wouldn't have a
> platform. You can see from the other responses that the indoctrination
> of the masses is complete- God help us! Some of them ought to take a
> look at their own driving habits- like reckless driving, which is the
> same grade of criminal misdemeanor as DUI as well THE predominant
> causation of automobile accidents.:-)
> Here are some links to ignition interlock manufacturers:
> The Guardian seems the most sophisticated- but none of these seem to be
> analyzing for a typical exhalation gas content- may need a solenoid
> actuated defeat for some the Guardian gymnastics.
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