Collection of DUI Videos

Video 01

Mouth Alcohol Resulting in 303 mg/100mls Apparent BAC

Video taken during controlled alcohol testing. Subject with well-documented true blood alcohol concentration between 116 and 120 mgs/100mls blows 303 mgs/100 mls as a result of mouth alcohol bias. Mouth alcohol detection algorithm fails to flag phenomenon

Video 02

Instrument Crash Solved by Shaking, Banging, and Tweaking

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Second start. Instrument crashes again during start-up diagnostic RAM Check 2 error. Operator solves problem by tilting, shaking, banging, wiggling wires. Instrument resumes diagnostic and prints "Diagnostic OK". I

Video 03

Instrument RAM CHECK 2 Crash on Startup Diagnostics

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Intrument crashes during start-up diagnostics check following warm up "Not Ready". Operator attempts pressing Green "Start" button. Red "Power" button eventually turns instrument off. Pressing red "Power" button do

Video 07

Stand-Alone Diagnostic Crash Results in "Diagnostic Passed" Test Card

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Following two prior crashes but completion of start-up diagnostic, operator enters Esc Esc D to conduct stand-alone diagnostic check. Instrument crashes again at RAM CHECK 2 leaving test card in printer. Operator s

Video 08

Limonene24 - Low and High Cal. Checks - Lowering 0 - Contamination of Cal Checks

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. 100 alcohol standard at 34 C. Exposure to mixture of room temperature 50 alcohol standard and GOJO containing limonene bubbled into breath tube during air blanks plus GOJO on hands near flask air entry. After initi

Video 09

Limonene30 - Low & High Cal. Checks Caused by Limonene

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Experiments with GOJO hand cleaner containing limonene partially dissolved in cold 50 mg/100mls alcohol standard bubbled into breath tube during some air blanks. Effects on cal. checks with 200 alcohol standard. So

Video 10

Limonene31 - High Cal. Checks Caused by Limonene

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. 100 alcohol standard at 34C. Note high cal. checks on ACACA and ACABA sequences. Calibration check system (sample chamber, interferent detect/subtract/add circuitry, tubing, simulator, or standard) has been comprom

Video 11

Limonene25 - High Cal. Checks - Limonene

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. 100 alcohol standard at 34 C. Prior exposure to mixture of room temperature 50 alcohol standard and GOJO containing limonene bubbled into breath tube during air blanks plus GOJO on hands near flask air entry. ACACA

Video 12

Original66 0581 - RFI during B - Phantom Alcohol 13, 8, 0, 0, 11 readings

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Instrument in ABA (Using EscEsc B) and ACABA mode. Print inhibit on. 100 alcohol standard at 34.0C . RFI applied at various positions at back of instrument during B in sequence. RFI from two Cobra walkie-talkies Ch

Video 13

Original66 0580 RFI Causing Phantom Alcohol Readings During B - 18, 11, 0, 9

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Instrument in ABA (Using EscEsc B) and ACABA mode. Print inhibit on. 100 alcohol standard at 34.0C . RFI applied at various positions at back of instrument during B in sequence. RFI from two Cobra walkie-talkies Ch

Video 14

Original66 0578a - RFI Causing Phantom Alcohol During B - INVALID SAMPLE, 0, 18, 13, 7, INVALID SAMPLE

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Instrument in ABA (Using EscEsc B) and ACABA mode. Print inhibit on. 100 alcohol standard at 34.0C . RFI applied at various positions at back of instrument during B in sequence. RFI from two Cobra walkie-talkies Ch

Video 15

Limonene1 Cal. Checks 103, 81, 96, 85, 111, 105

Experiment to explore the effects of a hand cleaner such as GOJO containing limonene in the ambient air respecting reliability of the alcohol standard. 100 SAS in simulator at 34.0C. Operator runs ACACA mode. Cal. check drops from 103 to 81, 96, 85 when h

Video 16

ProcessorErrors 0030d Ambient Threshold Varies with Ambient Conditions

Main simulator has 100 SAS at 34.0C. This video is a sequel to two longer videos. Experiment using cold extra simulators at 40 mgs/100mls and 100 mgs/100mls gradually warmed to simulate slow changes in ambient ethanol in room air. Instrument does not trig

Video 17

RAMCheck2 0019 RFI Causing 011 to 014, 010, 007, 000, 022 to 027, 022, 024 to 029, can't clear AIR BLANK, 000

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Intoxilyzer® is a registered trademark of CMI, Inc. Instrument in ACACACACACA mode. Print inhibit on. No simulator, no source of ethanol or interferent. RFI from two Cobra walkie-talkies Channel 3 00 used, one tran

Video 18

RAMCheck2 0020 RFI Causing Ambient Fail, Unstable Reference, Ambient Fail, 000,000,010 to 065, 075, Air Blank Won't Clear

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Instrument in ACACACACACA mode. Print inhibit on. No simulator, no source of ethanol or interferent. RFI from two Cobra walkie-talkies Channel 3 00 used, one transmitting, another receiving, so you can hear when "T

Video 19

RAMCheck2 0018, Zero Compromised by RFI, 011-014,000,007,000,022,Can't Clear Air Blank 024-029

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Intoxilyzer� is a registered trademark of CMI, Inc. Instrument in ACACACACACA mode. Print inhibit on. No simulator, no source of ethanol or interferent. RFI from two Cobra walkie-talkies Channel 3 00 used, one tran

Video 20

Stardate254508 0005 Apparently Normal ACABA But No Keyboard Attached

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Keyboard completely detached. However, operator runs ACABA subject test that appears normal and produces Intoxilyzer Test Record. Intoxilyzer� is a registered trademark of CMI, Inc. The Intoxilyzer� 5000C is an "ap

Video 21

Stardate254508 0001 Passed Diagnostics Test on 25/45/08

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Instrument runs start-up diagnostics following Not Ready warm-up and passes start-up diagnostics but shows date as "25/45/08". Keyboard or keyboard controller board is defective and detached as can be seen from han

Video 22

Stardate254508 0003 5 Stand-alone Cal. Checks on 25/45/08

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Keyboard or keyboard controller or battery defective and so keyboard detached. Instrument, however, runs 5 acceptable stand-alone cal. checks indicating no errors. Operator using ACA dip switch since keyboard detac

Video 23

Stardate254508 0002 25/45/08 Date Corrected by Dip Switches

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Operator cannot correct date error using keyboard so uses dip switches at side of instrument to reset date. Instrument returns to idle loop ready for cal. check or subject test. Intoxilyzer� is a registered tradema

Video 24

ProcessorErrors 0010 Operation Appears Normal But Instrument Crashed Earlier

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Following "Processor Errors" crash, re-start , stand-alone varying cal. checks, operator adjusts dip switch to put instrument back into ACABA mode. Instrument is ready for breath test. Excellent air blank 000, cal.

Video 25

ProcessorErrors 0005

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance is re-started using Red start button following crash during prior start-up 0004. Instrument runs through start-up diagnostics and indicates "Diagnostics OK" notwithstanding immediately prior crash and high/drifting

Video 26

ProcessorErrors 0008 - Unstable Instruments - Operator Destroys Evidence of Bad Cal. Checks

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. After Processor Error crash 0004 and re-start 0005, cal. checks (stand-alone "Start" test button after changing dip switch) show instrument and/or simulator are still unstable with very different cal. checks and on

Video 27

ProcessorErrors 0009 - Acceptable Cal. Checks? - Notwithstanding Earlier Crash and Bad Cal Check in 0008

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Follows processor errors crash, re-start, and bad cal. check 0008. Operator now runs further stand-alone cal. checks obtaining 96 and 103, two results within 90 to 110 range. Operator now feels its is safe to bring

Video 28

ProcessorErrors 0004 - Startup Crash - High and Fluctuating DVM

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. After "Not Ready" warm up period instrument crashes at "Processor Check" indicating "Processor Errors" and immediately goes into DVM mode indicating high and fluctuating DVM values. Sample chamber is probably conta

Video 29

RAMCheck2 0008 - Instrument Prints Card - but No Simulator or SAS

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Operator runs two groups of stand-alone cal. checks with no simulator attached. Cal. checks at .00. However, instrument prints test cards notwithstanding no simulator, no alcohol standard, no temperature maintenanc

Video 30

RAMcheck2 0007 - Normal Breath Test Card Produced Notwithstanding 3 Prior Crashes

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance. Following 3 crashes, two rectified by shaking and banging machine, operator enters Esc Esc B breath test sequence. Subject test completed producing Intoxilyzer Test Record as evidentiary "proof" that instrument is

Video 31

ProcessorErrors 0005 - Diagnostics "OK"? - Indicated Following 0004 Startup Crash

Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance is re-started using Red start button following crash during prior start-up 0004. Instrument runs through start-up diagnostics and indicates "Diagnostics OK" notwithstanding immediately prior crash and high/drifting

Video 40

Creating a False PBT Positive With Ordinary Bread

Attorney Justin J. McShane of the McShane Law Firm demonstrates how to create a false positive on an Intoximeters Alco-Sensor FST (in Canada we call them ASDs) using ordinary household bread.

Video 41

Cell Phone RFI Intoxilyzer Part 1

Experiments respecting effects of radio frequency interference on Intoxilyzer 5000 64 series upgraded to 66 series. Intoxilyzer in need of maintenance. Nokia 3500 cell phone purchased at Walmart June 2009 used to make calls during various Intoxilyzer 5000

Video 42

Cell Phone RFI Intoxilyzer Part 2

Experiments respecting effects of radio frequency interference on Intoxilyzer 5000 64 series upgraded to 66 series. Intoxilyzer in need of maintenance. Nokia 3500 cell phone purchased at Walmart June 2009 used to make calls during various Intoxilyzer 5000

Video 44

Toronto Lawyer Stephen Biss Explains Effects of RFI from Cell Phones

Mississauga Toronto Ontario lawyer Stephen R. Biss speaks about the effect of cell phones on the reliability of the evidentiary breath instruments used in Ontario Canada. Radio frequency interference from a transmitting Nokia 3500 cell phone causes an app

Video 47

Intoxilyzer 5000 64 series in Ontario

The Intoxilyzer 5000C evidentiary breath testing instrument used in Ontario, Canada is an Intoxilyzer 5000 product number 564. The 64 series model uses technology from the 1980's. The 5000 64 series was replaced in the United States in the 1990's by the 6

Video 48

Intoxilyzer 5000 64 series mouth alcohol

Intoxilyzer 5000 64 series mouth alcohol

Video 49

Intoxilyzer 5000 64 series interferents

Intoxilyzer 5000 64 series interferents

Video 50

Cell Phone RFI Error Ambient Fail 66 Series 0003

Cell Phone RFI Error Ambient Fail 66 Series 0003

Video 51

Cell Phone RFI Error Inhibited RFI EN Series

The Intoxilyzer 5000C is an "approved instrument" in Canada. The Intoxilyzer 5000EN is two generations beyond the Intoxilyzer 5000C.

Video 52

Cell Phone RFI Error Interferent 64 Series

Cell Phone RFI Error Interferent 64 Series

Video 53

Cell Phone RFI Error Interferent 64 Series 0001

Cell Phone RFI Error Interferent 64 Series 0001

Video 54

Cell Phone RFI Error Invalid Sample 66 Series

Cell Phone RFI Error Invalid Sample 66 Series

Video 55

Cell Phone RFI Error Range Exceeded 66 Series

Radio frequency interference can cause a "Range Exceeded" error message on an approved instrument.

Video 56

Cell Phone RFI Error Range Exceeded 66 Series 0002

Range exceeded error caused by RFI

Video 57

Cell Phone RFI Error Range Exceeded EN Series

The Intoxilyzer® 5000C is an "approved instrument" in Canada. TheIntoxilyzer® 5000EN is two generations beyond the Intoxilyzer® 5000C.

Video 58

Cell Phone RFI Error Range Exceeded Low Cal Check EN Series

The Intoxilyzer 5000C is an "approved instrument" in Canada. The Intoxilyzer 5000EN is two generations beyond the Intoxilyzer 5000C.

Video 59

Cell Phone RFI Error Range Exceeded Variable Cal Check 66 Series

The Intoxilyzer® 5000C is an approved instrument in Canada. The IIntoxilyzer® 5000 66 series is one generation beyond the 5000C which is a 64 series. Instrument subjected to cell phone transmission during cal. check and during subject test results in BAC o

Video 60

Cell Phone RFI Error Subject Test 012 EN Series

The Intoxilyzer® 5000C is an "approved instrument" in Canada. The Intoxilyzer® 5000EN is two generations beyond the Intoxilyzer® 5000C. Instrument accepts sample and generates test card showintg a BAC of 12 mg/100mls from subject with 0 mg/100mls BAC. The

Video 61

Cell Phone RFI Error Unstable Reference 66 Series

The Intoxilyzer® 5000C is an "approved instrument" in Canada. Cell phone transmission triggers Unstable reference flag.

Video 64

RFI_to_Intoxilyzer_breath_test_from_Receiving_Cellphone

Do cell phones that are receiving only, not transmitting, cause radio frequency interference to scientific instruments such as evidentiary breath testing equipment? An Intoxilyzer 5000 in need of maintenance is used to conduct an ACABA breath test using a

Video 65

Does_text_messaging_affect_Cal_Checks_128_IntSubtract.mpg

Does receiving a text message in a breath room interfere with calibration checks conducted by a breath alcohol technician before and during evidentiary breath testing? Nokia 3500 cell phone receives text messages during calibration checks. Using 100 solut

Video 66

Does_text_messaging_affect_Intoxilyzer_Results_122_132.mpg

If a text message is received by an idle cell phone in a breath room, could it affect Intoxilyzer results? This video suggests that there needs to be more study on this issue since clearly in this video a subject with 000 BAC managed to blow 122 mg/100mls