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Drunk Driving And The Pre-History Of Breathalysers

Drunk Driving And The Pre-History Of Breathalysers

Drunk driving combines two of America’s favourite pastimes: getting absolutely hammered and driving an automobile. But before the invention of the modern breathalyser in the 1950s, determining if someone was too intoxicated to operate a motor vehicle was incredibly subjective. It took decades for law enforcement technology to catch up…