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Back in August, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) gave 475 people with DUI convictions a smartphone breathalyser, a mobile device that can estimate one's blood alcohol level instantly. Now CDOT has surveyed the participants, and the results are hugely positive: Ninety per cent said the breathalyser helped them avoid driving while impaired and 94 per cent said they would recommend the product to anyone who drinks regularly.

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Back in August, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) gave 475 people with DUI convictions a smartphone breathalyser, a mobile device that can estimate one's blood alcohol level instantly. Now CDOT has surveyed the participants, and the results are hugely positive: Ninety per cent said the breathalyser helped them avoid driving while impaired and 94 per cent said they would recommend the product to anyone who drinks regularly.