Archive for October 20th, 2006

Florida Admits Breathalyzers “Unreliable”

Friday, October 20th, 2006

In a rare moment of candor….

State Admits New Alcohol Breath

Tests Could Be Unreliable

ORLANDO, Fla.Channel 9 has learned there’s a glitch in the state’s new breath testing procedure.

An Orlando defense attorney first discovered the problem. During a state hearing Wednesday, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s inspector admitted that the results of several new machines are scientifically unreliable…

But these tests are completely reliable in your state, right? (Funny, the headline says could be unreliable, but the expert testified that they are unreliable.)