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Would You Consider Buying a Small, Portable Breathalyzer to Measure Blood Alcohol Content if it Were $20 and Fit on Your Keychain?

Living 2013/02/08 01:43:36
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With occasions like Valentine's Day and school graduations coming up, it's no secret that many will celebrate in the form of a drink or two. And while toasting with a glass of wine is typically not a big deal, things get a lot more serious when driving is entered into the equation.

Whether you've been in the car with a driver under the influence or felt a little hesitant driving after a couple drinks yourself, we wanted to gauge your own experiences and opinions about drinking and driving. So let's get to it with this Drinking and Driving Survey. And don't forget to be safe out there, folks.


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  • Timmy! 2013/02/14 21:01:44
    Yes
    Timmy!
    I dont drink and drive but there have been times Ive wondered if I was good enough to drive. It'd just be interesting. Wouldnt stand up in court, though.
  • 001 2013/02/14 19:10:20
    No
    001
    I don't drink alcohol, so it'd be pretty useless.
  • Hellcat 2013/02/14 15:04:16
    Yes
    Hellcat
    I personaly do not drink unless I'm at home and I will not drive under any circumstanses after I start. I would buy one to have with me for anyone I was with and cared about who even thought about driving after drinking. This would not only save ives u help prevent DWI/DUI.
  • mr kalada 2013/02/14 05:21:07
  • Gwen 2013/02/14 05:02:55
    Yes
    Gwen
    but make it less and I will want to buy it more.
  • Mo 2013/02/13 21:51:13
    No
    Mo
    No need.
  • LoveJay 2013/02/13 20:51:28
  • mr kalada LoveJay 2013/02/14 05:19:55
    mr kalada
    its a way to handle yourself...ffs.
  • LoveJay mr kalada 2013/02/14 06:30:48
    LoveJay
    okay . . . . ????
  • mr kalada LoveJay 2013/02/19 06:21:21
    mr kalada
    like you have been drinking and now that you have this device on you, you can make an informed decision of driving or not driving...i think thats kind of exercising some kind of control on oneself.
  • Riobhca 2013/02/13 19:32:30
    No
    Riobhca
    I don't drink.
  • Diddley Squat 2013/02/13 19:14:13
    No
    Diddley Squat
    Nope. I don't drink and I have enough junk on my keychain as it is!
  • Tiffany 2013/02/13 05:17:01
    No
    Tiffany
    I'm not really a drinker. Whenever I'd have a drink I'm not driving or planning to go anywhere. For me it would be a waste of money. For those who would use it would be a good idea to have.
  • Nuke 2013/02/13 03:53:18
    No
    Nuke
    Because I don't drink very often and if I do I usually stop at one, two at the most and that's with a nice dinner or special occasion.
    I don't drink enough to make this worth it. lol
  • T A 2013/02/13 01:53:08
    No
    T A
    Don't drink more than twice a year and even then it's very little over many hour. There's just no point.

    BTW, what's with all the Sodahead Living questions about DUI's and related topics recently? It feels like they're priming the pump for something.
  • Trevor Masters 2013/02/12 18:16:57
    No
    Trevor Masters
    That's gross.
  • Crank_It_Up 2013/02/12 17:17:28
    Yes
    Crank_It_Up
    +2
    besides the obvious driving aid, it could be useful in a bar before approaching what you thought was attractive. Simply blow into the device to see how intact your judgement is at the time.
    girl after 6 beers gif
  • wysiwis 2013/02/12 07:11:31
    No
    wysiwis
    I refuse to drink any further than I care to crawl to my bed!!!
  • Fragile Dancer 2013/02/12 06:51:41
    Yes
    Fragile Dancer
    I'm not a drinker, but I think it would be a good "just in case" thing to have if you have friends you are deeply concerned about
    one negative thing I can see happening is young ppl thinking it is funny to see what their alcohol level is at instead of taking it as something serious
  • Sophie 2013/02/12 06:04:52
    Yes
    Sophie
    +2
    Sure why not. Beats the hell out of a DUI, and I am small so a few drinks can put me over the limit even if I don't feel it.
  • Sick of... Sophie 2013/02/19 00:43:00
    Sick of the BS
    Exactly what happened to me sad to say. I thought I was being responsible and had one drink per hour and when I left the bar I felt completely sober... I only weigh 130 lbs... welllll a cop pulled me over because I had a headlight out and I was completely shocked when he told me I blew .15!!!!! It was a complete wake up call for me but I'm still boggled by it considering I'm typsy after half a beer. Now if I have a beer I give myself 2 hrs or I will have a small beer with dinner. Since then I have wanted to buy a breathalyzer and reinact that night. Normally I am a beer drinker but earlier that night I did have wine so I wonder if it was still in my system even though I swear I felt as sober as I do sitting here. Lesson learned thats for sure! :/
  • Azrael-In GOD we trust 2013/02/12 04:36:11
    No
    Azrael-In GOD we trust
    The only time I drink is when it's hotter than blazes and I'm mowing. I don't think BO has his force giving MUIs yet. Besides, I never have more than 1 per hour.
  • PrinceOfPolaris 2013/02/12 01:55:44 (edited)
  • Nightmusic 2013/02/12 00:58:17
    No
    Nightmusic
    +1
    I don't do a lot of drinking and driving so I don't really need one.
  • Rebel [SHP] 2013/02/12 00:40:45
    No
    Rebel [SHP]
    +1
    waste of money
  • David 2013/02/12 00:15:27
    No
    David
    +2
    Don't need it as I rarely drink more than 16oz of homebrew (whether beer or hard cider) in any one day, and that at home.
  • Dan ☮ R P ☮ 2012 ☮ 2013/02/12 00:10:16
    No
    Dan ☮ R P ☮ 2012 ☮
    +1
    It could come in handy, but I dont have a need for one.
  • Jasmine 2013/02/11 23:20:01
    No
    Jasmine
    +1
    I don't drink but that's just unnecessary
  • Elz 2013/02/11 22:26:10
    No
    Elz
    +1
    I don't drink like that anyway.
  • ZERO 2013/02/11 22:10:34
    Yes
    ZERO
    +2
    I did buy one. I don't know how accurate it is, but it works.

    pocket breathalyser
  • Tennyson James 2013/02/11 16:36:09
    No
    Tennyson James
    +2
    If you are concerned enough to think you need to check then you should not be driving.
  • ~Worlds Away 2013/02/11 16:03:33
    Yes
    ~Worlds Away
    +2
    when i am aloud to drink, i do it anyways, i would want to know when enough is enough
  • Warfinge 2013/02/11 14:59:26
    Yes
    Warfinge
    +2
    If I were still drinking, you bet.
  • April 2013/02/11 14:20:12
  • Manster 2013/02/11 14:11:26
    No
    Manster
    +1
    I don't drink,so it'd be of no value to me!
  • Dustin 2013/02/11 08:14:47
    Yes
    Dustin
    +2
    Would be awesome also could force your friends to be smart. By saying hey look your felony level drunk. Because most drunk drivers swear they are not drunk. And even if friend tackles them hides keys and offers a ride they will refuse. The only way I have succeeded was pulling wires in car so it wouldnt start. Forcing them to ask for a ride under the pretense car is broke they are not drunk.
  • ToyaMurphy 2013/02/11 06:19:45
    No
    ToyaMurphy
    +2
    I don't drink so it's useless to Me.
  • TKramar 2013/02/11 05:48:30
    No
    TKramar
    +2
    No reason to--I don't drink.
  • Garciataria 2013/02/11 05:38:40
    Yes
    Garciataria
    +2
    I don't drink. So I'll breathe into it, see that it will always say .00, and smile.
  • KarenInKenoshaWisconsin 2013/02/11 05:07:19
    No
    KarenInKenoshaWisconsin
    +2
    I don't drink, so...
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