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Perhaps it's time to invest in a few breathalizer machines

Thousands of drunk drivers in Johannesburg who are facing charges before the courts may walk free because of the high backlog in drunk driving blood samples that are still to be processed in state forensic laboratories.

In most cases, courts throw out cases where forensic test results that might help convict the accused take too long to be released.

IOL reports.

Posted by Cynthia on March 14, 2006 at 02:25 PM in Alcohol (miscellaneous), South Africa | Permalink