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ACS announces the issuance of USPTO patent,“Apparatus for Assessing or Mitigating Insurance Risk”

Alcohol Countermeasure Systems (ACS) announces the issuance of United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent no. US 9,552,681 B2; “Apparatus for Assessing or Mitigating Insurance Risk”. Tailored to vehicle insurance providers, this patent presents a solution for individuals wishing to share breath test data with their insurance provider for potentially reduced insurance premiums, depending on breath test results

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ALCOFLEET enables online data management for fleet operators.

ALCOFLEET is a global, web-based data management applicationdesigned with fleet operators in mind. Enabling administrators to customize settings to their preferences, add separate divisions within their organization, customize the roles of user, add vehicles, change certain handset parameters and create customized reports. ALCOFLEET is compatible with smart phones, tablets and desktops and is accessible anywhere with internet access.

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ACS achieves ISO 17034:2016 accreditation

ACS achieves ISO 17034:2016, an international accreditation certified by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). This certification validates ACS’ alcohol reference solution, necessary for calibration, as a certified reference solution. Calibration is a key component in ensuring accurate blood alcohol tests.

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DRIVESAFE™ élan now featuring Bluetooth™ wireless technology

The DRIVESAFE™ élan features Bluetooth™ wireless technology, a non-invasive BAC estimator and a breath test option for accurate BAC results. Upon breath test completion, users will be prompted to call a taxi or friend for a safe ride home.Designed to be intuitive, quick and effortless,the DRIVESAFE élan uses advanced electrochemical sensors, the standard for law enforcement breathalyzers, for stability and accuracy.

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ALCOLAB™increases public safety for company owners and safety-sensitive industries

Alcohol Countermeasure Systems (ACS) revamps the ALCOLAB™, giving the public the ability to self-administer breath samples with confidence. Designed to enhance safety in any setting, the new ALCOLAB offers venue ownersa competitive way to be socially responsible when it comes to drinking and driving. Whether at the bar or restaurant, checking sobriety reduces liability for company owners.

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Reducing the Risk of Drowsiness-related Motor Vehicle Collisions Through Innovative Research

Personal life style and work demands are leading to more sleep-deprivation than ever before. Research shows that about 50-70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders, and on average we are getting 20% less sleep.

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DrugWipe® 5 S improves detection threshold and reduces testing time for oral screening

Alcohol Countermeasure Systems (ACS) is pleased to announce improvements with the DrugWipe 5 S, reducing testing time to 5 minutes and improving the THC detection threshold to 5 ng/ml.

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ACS achieves ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation

This accreditation, certified by The American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) was achieved through the successful demonstration of technical competence and the ability to produce precise and accurate calibration of test and measurement equipment, reference materials and products, including breath alcohol testers.

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DrugWipe® chosen as part of Public Safety Canada’s Roadside Drug Screening Pilot Project

Alcohol Countermeasure Systems (ACS) is pleased to announce that DrugWipe 5S oral fluid drug screening device was chosen as one of two products for the roadside drug screening pilot project by Public Safety Canada.

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Chile to receive ACS’ Metrological Bench for Type Approval and Controlling Evidential Testing

As road safety continues to be enhanced globally, Chile recently passed regulations putting in place specific requirements for their evidential breathalyzers. The requirements are similar to those of the OIML, a worldwide, intergovernmental organization that works to unify the regulations and metrological controls supplied by the national metrological services.

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