How accurate are Breathalyzers?

Answer A Breathalyzer is not 100 percent accurate; there can be as much as a 15 percent variance in readings. Field Breathalyzer tests do not take into consideration metabolic rates, the height and weight... Read More »

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Breathalyzers & the Law?

A breathalyzer is an instrument that uses the breath to measure the alcohol content of your blood. A police officer uses a hand-held breathalyzer when he stops a suspected drunk driver. If the test... Read More »

How reliable are breathalyzers?

On One Hand: Breathalyzers Have FlawsResearch has shown that breathalyzer results exceeded actual blood alcohol content in 23 percent of individuals tested. As a result, many individuals may have ... Read More »

When were Breathalyzers developed?

The first Breathalyzer was invented in 1954. A professor at Indiana University named Robert F. Borkenstein invented the Breathalyzer. It was the first portable and practical instrument developed to... Read More »

How accurate are 4D ultrasounds?

A 4D ultrasound is more accurate than traditional ultrasounds in determining the sex of the baby. These ultrasounds are also highly accurate in assisting doctors to detect problems during the pregn... Read More »