Don’t drink and drive this Christmas – give the gift of safety.
You’re nearly three times more likely to be breathalysed in December than at any other time. Police tested 107,474 drivers on the UK’s roads in December 2015 (the most recent figures available), with 6,563 tests proving positive – again, higher than other months.
If you’ve been to a Christmas party or festive family meal, you can even be over the limit the next day. So, give the gift of safety to a friend or relative this Christmas – or even an early gift to yourself – and buy a personal breathalyser such as the AlcoSense Excel (£99.99) or the AlcoSense Pro (£149.99).
Both these pocket-sized devices use a super-accurate sensor used by several UK police forces and a colour screen clearly shows whether you’re over the drink drive limit. The backlit blow tube receptor is perfect for use on dark mornings or evenings and the readings are automatically fine-tuned according to the temperature. The more expensive version also has a ‘blow coach’ so you don’t blow too hard, too softly or for too short a time ensuring that your reading is even more accurate. It has a ‘time until sober’ forecast and re-test alert. There are also over 40 country destination alcohol limits pre-programmed, so that you can use it when driving between Scotland and England over the festive season, for example, or for holiday road trips year round.
Both breathalysers are manufactured according to British Standard ISO13485, the benchmark in medical device quality systems. AlcoSense offers an after-care annual re-calibration test to ensure their products continue to work at factory-set accuracy levels year round.
So, this December, have a happy, not a ‘merry' Christmas on the roads!