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I’m told that if you are stopped by the police on suspicion of drink driving then you will be asked to take two breath tests. Is this correct?

If a police officer reasonably suspects that you have committed a “moving traffic offence” or that you have alcohol in your body, or you have been involved in an accident, he can require you to take a roadside breath test. The test will show whether or not you have alcohol in your breath, but it won’t measure the amount. If a positive roadside test is obtained the officer has the power to arrest you and take you to a police station. There you would be required to give a further breath specimen which measures the amount of alcohol in your breath. That reading would determine whether or not you were charged.

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