New Jersey court examines reliability of drunken driving test

    Sound familiar? An appeals court in New Jersey is ordering another examination of the test used to determine whether a motorist is drunk.


    The State Supreme Court found the Alcotest reliable in 2008, after two Monmouth County men questioned the reliability of the temperature probe used to calibrate the Alcotest device.

    But the probe used on the device is now made by a different manufacturer, the Associated Press reports. A Monmouth County judge has 60 days to hold a hearing.

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