[Debian-uk] Driving in Switzerland

Rob Kendrick rjek at rjek.com
Wed Jun 27 14:27:27 BST 2012

On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 02:17:20PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 10:24:15AM +0100, Dave Holland wrote:
> >On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 02:31:42PM +0100, Jonathan Wiltshire wrote:
> >> Please could you advise on specific regulations for foreign drivers
> >> in Switzerland?
> >
> >If you're driving via France, then I read that carrying a breathalyzer
> >in the car will be compulsory from 1st July.
> >
> >http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/news/9095573/Motorists-will-have-to-carry-portable-breathalyser-in-France.html
> *sigh* Pointless, and most likely only going to be enforced against
> tourists... :-(

You've had a drink, so you use your disposable prethalyser to see if
you're safe to drive.  It says you are, but now you don't have the
device you're legally required to have.

So you actually need two.


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