September 2016

The history of breathalyzers

By | September 4th, 2016|Breathalyzers - Facts and trivia|

Breathalyzers are in use since the 1950s, however, the interesting history of alcohol tests dates back much longer - drunk driving seemed to be a problem since the invention of the automobile During the 1920s, authorities started to think about possibilities to control whether a car driver was [...]

August 2016

Wine – Good for your health?

By | August 9th, 2016|Facts about alcohol|

Wine has been used as a form of medication for thousands of years. Whether for cleaning wounds and water or as an alleged cure for multiple diseases: People always believed in the healing power of the spirituous grape juice. Monasteries claimed that their monks lived much longer because they drank [...]

How to use breathalyzers the right way

By | August 4th, 2016|Breathalyzers - Facts and trivia|

While our breathalyzers are easy to use, mistakes can happen if one does not follow the manual correctly. Generally, before taking a test you should wait at least 15 minutes after drinking alcohol. Eating a meal with alcoholic ingredients or smoking a cigarette also has impact on the measured value! [...]

Alcohol myths and facts

By | August 4th, 2016|Facts about alcohol|

There are various myths concerning the impact of alcohol on the human body. Let's shed light on common advices to see whether there is more than an ounce of truth in them. Food Almost everybody knows the idea that eating a large meal before consuming alcohol slows down the [...]