[Debian-uk] Driving in Switzerland
pm at debian.org
Wed Jun 27 17:17:31 BST 2012
On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 02:27:27PM +0100, Rob Kendrick wrote:
> 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.
That's a lovely instance of the "Catch-22" principle.
They'll probably come in multi-packs.
Paul Martin <pm at debian.org>
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