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I have been charged with driving with 57ug% in my breath, but

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I have been charged with driving with 57ug% in my breath, but I can show that it should read 42ug%. As this is still over the legal limit, am I entitled to an acquittal?
My name is ***** ***** I am happy to help you. How were you able to do reduce the reading?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
After driving and whilst waiting for the police to attend, I had a migraine attack, so I took a dose of valerium tincture. A forensic scientist has calculated that without the VT, my reading would have been 42ug%.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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OK that certainly sounds helpful but it doesn't amount to a defence to the charge. What you can demonstrate is that your reading should be lower than 57 but even according to the expert you are over the limit of 35.
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What you seem to be saying is that you are over the limit but not as much as alleged by the police...consequently you could reduce the ban but a reduction in the limit is not the same as a defence.