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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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Fines and licence suspensions for drug-impaired drivers in Ontario, Canada

The Making Ontario’s Roads Safer Act includes how officers can manage drug-impaired drivers. Ontario police will now be able to suspend licences and hand out fines for drug-impaired drivers. Additional penalties can include jail time with convictions of up to 5 years.

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ALCOLOCK LR

The ALCOLOCK LR is a part of ACS’ L series of commercial interlock devices, preventing drivers from driving under the influence of alcohol.  Interlocks will not interfere with the safe operation of the vehicle. Safety focused organizations incorporate alcohol interlocks into their fleet vehicles to monitor, protect and enhance the safety of their employees, clients, cargo and the general public.

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DrugWipe®, a roadside drug screening test used globally

As legislation regarding cannabis use evolves across multiple jurisdictions, there is a greater need for impaired driving regulations to incorporate screening tools to measure the type and amount of drugs in a person’s system to help officers maintain road safety. The DrugWipe is a quick and accurate roadside screening test already used globally by law enforcement, customs officials, drug squads and DREs (Drug Recognition Experts).

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MADD Canada Sponsor ACS Promotes Road Safety With Innovative and Effective Interlock Technology

Creating and implementing strategies to increase road safety is a top priority for law makers and organizations focused on preventing road fatalities. Many international companies are working towards developing new technology and tools to manage risks, decrease road fatalities, and increase safety for road users world-wide.

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