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Subject: Re: Defeating Breathalyzer Ignition Interlocks
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Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2003 17:06:00 GMT
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C'mon, you can hit .02 walking past a pub.
Fred Bloggs wrote:
> I hear it's 0.02 in Finland!
> Michael Culley wrote:
>> 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.
>> Michael Culley
>> "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?
>>> 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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