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    • By 2939andy 10th Aug 18, 10:28 AM
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    Breathalysers in France
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    Breathalysers in France 10th Aug 18 at 10:28 AM
    Your thoughts please
    I plan a day trip by car to Calais.
    If it is the case that the French government has postponed indefinitely fines or penalty for not having a Breathalyser in my car, why should i carry one. Yet, web sites seem to advise I do.
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    You don!!!8217;t need one. The web sites recommending that you do are normally trying to sell them.
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    • 10th Aug 18, 5:15 PM
    Agreed- Brittany Ferries (a French Company) say in their FAQs;

    "The enforcement of the law making it compulsory to carry breathalysers whilst driving in France has been postponed indefinitely. Whilst the law itself is still in place the authorities have recognised problems with the supply of suitable breathalysers and will not issue fines until further notice. We continue to recommend that you still carry breathalysers and we will inform passengers as soon as we know of a date for the re-introduction of the fines"

    http://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/faq/travel-information/do-i-need-to-carry-a-breathalyser-in-my-vehicle
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