Breath Analyser Market To Hit $3.2 billion in 2018; We Suggest — Keep Walking!

Written By: Irwin Mills

In 2011, the Breathalyser markets were valued at $284.6 million, and in 2018 is expected to reach $3.2 billion. This kind of growth is due to the development of a new market for breath analysis as a healthcare diagnostic tool.

National Draeger is the company manufacturing "Breathalyzer", and has become a generalised trademark for instruments. AlcoScan, Alcotest, AlcoSensor, Alcolizer, Datamaster, Intoxilyzer, Intoximeter, include brand names in use.

Driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) plays a large role in automobile accidents. The police handle the DUI situation by using a breathalyser, which estimates the blood alcohol content (BAC) from a breath sample.

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In India, a staggering 70% of automobile accidents are due to drunken driving. In U.S., drunk driving kills someone every 31 minutes and every 2 minutes someone is injured.

Drinking and driving leads to slow reflexes, which decreases the ability to react quickly. Other significant adverse effects are blurred vision and drowsiness while driving.

On that note, what are some suggestions you've that can control DIU? We are aware -- you love your Johnny Walker! But, we request, you Keep Walking after a few drinks. At least that's what Johnny Walker says!

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Story first published: Thursday, August 25, 2016, 19:24 [IST]
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