If you find yourself charged with drunk driving, the penalties can be quite harsh. Once you are pulled over on suspicion of drinking and driving, you will likely be asked to submit to a breath test so that authorities can determine whether you have enough alcohol in your bloodstream to exceed the legal limit. The results of that breath test can have major effects on your finances, your career and even your personal relationships moving forward, so it is critical that your breathalyzer device is working and administered properly. There are several factors that can hinder the breathalyzer's ability to do its job, and the breathalyzer itself, too, must meet certain standards. Factors that can lead to an inaccurate breathalyzer reading include:
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