If you’re going to get behind the wheel, the only safe amount of alcohol to have in your system is zero. But we know that people often indulge in one or two drinks before driving, so if you’re going to drink, knowing your limits is a must. That’s why we recommend purchasing a police-grade breathalyzer.
BACtrack offers professional and personal grade breathalyzers that help people make informed and smart decisions when drinking. They can be for personal use, like confirming that you are safe to get behind the wheel after having a drink. They can also be used in professional settings, like at jobs, in schools, at bars or music festivals and in other places where it’s essential to cover the safety of employees and attendees and ensure that no one is over-served.
BACtrack breathalyzers are highly rated, but like any personal use breathalyzers, they can’t be used in court, which means that the most important thing when you drink is to take every precaution to keep yourself and others safe. Uber, Lyft, taxis — there’s no excuse. Check out three of BACtracks highest rate breathalyzers below.
1. BACtrack Trace Breathalyzer
If you want the smallest and most lightweight professional grade personal use breathalyzer on the market, we recommend the BACtrack Trace Breathalyzer. Weighing only 3.04 oz and measuring smaller than an iPhone 5, the Trace delivers a 9/10 rating on the accuracy scale. Blow in for five seconds and receive an accurate reading 10 seconds later, with the Trace able to store the last 10 readings for convenient reference.
Pros: The police-grade Trace breathalyzer is approved by DOT/NHTSA and it’s approved by the FDA as a medical device.
Cons: Unlike the C6, the Trace does not feature Bluetooth connectivity.
2. BACtrack S80 Breathalyzer
Rating a 10/10 on the accuracy scale of at-home breathalyzers, the BACtrack S80 Breathalyzer is the most reliable personal use breathalyzer available. Like the Trace, the S80 uses a platinum fuel cell for police-grade accuracy. Approved by the FDA, DOT/NHTSA, the S80 displays results in less than 10 seconds on its clear LED screen.
Pros: The S80 is accurate to the third decimal point.
Cons: The S80 is the most expensive option on our list.
3. BACtrack C6 Keychain Breathalyzer
Get an estimate on when your blood alcohol level will return to 0.00% with the BACtrack C6 Keychain Breathalyzer, which uses ZeroLine technology to inform users when they can expect to be sober. The C6 uses the high grade BluFire fuel Cell sensors to provide BAC readings.
Pros: Make the safe and smart decision with the BACtrack C6 Keychain Breathalyzer, which features Bluetooth connectivity and enables users to call Uber directly from the C6 app. Results can also be sent directly to the C6 app for reference.
Cons: Unlike the Trace and S80, the C6 is not a professional breathalyzer and is not nearly as accurate.