These Machines Can Put You in Jail. Don’t Trust Them.

These Machines Can Put You in Jail. Don’t Trust Them.

Cooper Neill for The New York Times A million Americans a year are arrested for drunken driving, and most stops begin the same way: flashing blue lights in the rearview mirror, then a battery of tests that might include standing on one foot or reciting the alphabet. What matters most, though, happens next. By the side of the road or at the police station, the drivers blow into a miniature science lab that estimates the concentration of alcohol in their blood. If the level is 0.08 or higher, they are all but certain to be convicted of a crime. […]

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