Is it .08 or not?
There is a big kerfuffle in British Columbia about the accuracy of portable breathalyzers police forces are using to measure the blood alcohol level of suspected drunk drivers.
Those accuracy questions should be of concern to every driver in Canada, not just in British Columbia.
It’s bad enough that some innocent people may have been convicted with inaccurate reading from the machines … it’s even more worrying that drunk drivers may have been set free and sent on their way because the machine they blew into was wonky.
Read more: http://www.thewesternstar.com/Opinion/Editorial/2011-12-29/article-2849913/Is-it-.08-or-not/1