"She behaved violently and refused to be handcuffed when she learnt that she had to be handcuffed and taken for a breathalyser
An assistant manager at Spar Express, who did not want to be named, said previously that the store often saw drunk people come in to buy alcohol and had been using breathalysers
for several months.
Dr Kevin Smith, of Cardiff University's School of Social Sciences, questioned the use of the breathalysers
| Right: Drink drive campaigner Princess Anne blows into a breathalyser
machine, and, left, then Transport Minister Barbara Castle
AA president Edmund King said: "The breathalyser
sits alongside compulsory seat belts and the introduction of EURONCAP crash testing as the three biggest road safety life-saving measures introduced in the last half century.
To start the Promille Grillen, the user must blow into the breathalyser
. The device will only start if a low level of alcohol is detected.
"Management at the bar have also implemented a breathalyser
system which allows door staff to turn away any potential customer who is suspected of being too intoxicated to enter.
Joanne Ferry tries the breathalyser
at the John Duck Pub on Claypath, Durham City
Stores including Boots, Halfords and even Poundshop began stocking breathalyser
kits, which range in price from PS1 to PS59.99.
The anti-alcohol rules will be enforced with the help of a breathalyser
The tests included the pre-flight breath analysis of pilots and cabin crew, with the breathalyser
equipment being non-functional, they said.
Whilst the officer was trying to make the breathalyser
ready for action, I enquired as to the consequences of failing the test; the reply was: "You will be arrested, but since you say you haven't had much alcohol on the Saturday night, you are sure to pass the test; another driver said he had imbibed three pints, and he passed easily".