(SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan.) — You've probably seen them on the store shelves. Retail breathalyzer tests that claim to tell you what your blood alcohol level is. How accurate are these breathalyzer tests.
Many bottles will be popped open on New Year’s Eve, but the last thing drinkers want is to get "popped" for drunk driving. The legal blood alcohol level in Kansas is .08 some drug store breathalyzers claim they are able to tell you what your blood alcohol level is.
"I'm interested to see how it turns out compared to our Intoxilyzer," said Deputy Kenneth Kooser with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office.
So were we. We put them to the test against the official Sedgwick County Sheriff's Intoxilyzer.
"This stuff really sneaks up on you. You're fine one second then three glasses in I'm really feeling it," said one of our two drinking volunteers.