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AlcoSense French NF Certified Breathalyzers for France - 2 Breathalysers Supplied in a Twin Pack Kit


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Product Summary

  • Beware of products without the Official NF Logo which despite their claims they may not be legal for use in France
  • AlcoSense NF is one of only two products in the world officially NF approved for use in France
  • As used by French Police
  • You must carry at least two breathalysers which this kit includes
  • Quality product made by Alcosense

Product Attributes

  • Width: 2.5 inches,
  • Height: 4.1 inches,
  • Weight: 0.1 pounds,
  • Length: 1.7 inches,
  • Size: Breathalyser Twin Pack (2 testers)

Brand

AlcoSense


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Product Review Analysis*

Positives

Neutrals

Negatives

45.0% 20.2% 34.9%

Senti score  [65.1%]

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Pros & Cons

excellent product

"excellent product and great service"
100.0%

very pleased

"99 delivered i'm very pleased"
100.0%

genuine product

"great service genuine product with over 18 months on the expiry date"
99.9%

brilliant product

"this is a brilliant product at a brilliant price and meets all the legal requirements for a french trip not all do!"
99.9%

excellent piece

"excellent piece of kit if you are travelling across france"
99.9%

really good

"it's a really good product"
99.3%

genuine article

"i only carry it in the car when in france as required as far as i am aware this item is the genuine article and complies with french law"
98.0%

well designed

"well designed product"
94.6%

brilliant service

"brilliant service would use again and great to know they're nf approved"
93.2%

it's brilliant

"i have one and it's brilliant"
92.7%

excellent choice

"this is an excellent choice for motorists travelling to france"
91.7%

good result

"they are easy to use and i feel give a good result"
91.4%

best one to take

"however we british are usually law abiding and so take one and this twin pack is certainly the best one to take"
90.9%

suitably packed

"the breathalysers arrived quickly and were suitably packed"
90.8%

very well presented

"well made slim easy to carry in car no problems at all and all very well presented "
89.2%

which is excellent

"arrived on time product is valid until 08 19 which is excellent"
88.9%

strongly recommend

"strongly recommend!"
88.2%

terrific service

"excellent value &terrific service i haven't used them they are for my journey to france where they are needed to be carried but i do know others who have had this particular brand and have been very happy"
88.2%

certified item

"extremely prompt delivery and delighted to find the breathalyser is a genuine nf certified item as approved by the french police"
75.0%

good price

"i thought this was a good price plus it also works for scotland"
75.0%

good instructions

"good instructions and 2021 life so pleased with purchase"
75.0%

best price

"shame they cannot make them to last longer than 2 years but these were very new stock and had the full duration when supplied and the best price"
75.0%

great price

"great product and a great price especially when it’s the safety of yourself & others are concerned"
75.0%

sensible price

"sensible price and arrived on time"
75.0%

perfect purchase

"a perfect purchase for a european trip"
75.0%

insurance details

"tip if driving in france have your insurance details and regulatory bits to hand not packed in the bottom case in the jam packed boot!"
75.0%

looks good

"the product came quickly and looks good "
75.0%

reliable product

"very fast service and reliable product"
75.0%

speedy delivery

"what i can say is reasonable price & speedy delivery"
74.9%

leading makes

"have not needed to use the item but seems to be one of the leading makes and would no doubt satisfy the local plod"
74.9%

great value

"excellent product great value and great service definitely recommend"
74.9%

fast delivery

"fast delivery"
74.9%

ideal product

"ideal product to take to france and reasonably priced for peace of mind buy it!"
74.9%

good reviews

"uk made product good reviews one of only two manufacturers in the world to have passed the strict nf certification many false claims out there"
74.9%

certified works

"french certified works well very good price"
74.9%

looks well

"delivered on time looks well made and most importantly of all comes with the nf certificate"
74.8%

very quickly

"delivered very quickly nice compact size for storage"
74.8%

useful thing

"nf approved very useful to have although the rules in france have changed regarding carrying a breathalyser it is a useful thing to carry in the glove box "just in case" i have been driving in europe many times and always carry these with me"
74.8%

compact piece

"a fantastic compact piece of kit bought for the car for driving in france which must be nf certified a must have piece of kit at a great price"
74.8%

2014 goods

"ordered placed on 1 may 2014 goods received on 2 may from bumper 2 bumper car parts"
74.7%

clear instructions

"the breathalyser is well packed and has clear instructions"
74.7%

very quick

"very quick delivery and purchased at a good price"
74.7%

were perfect

"the items arrived in the time agreed on the order all packages received were perfect"
74.7%

glove compartment

"handy to fit into your glove compartment with a long shelf life"
74.7%

approved products

"alcosense is only one of two officially nf approved products in the market"
74.6%

such products

"not all such products are even if they claim to be"
74.6%

totally reliable

"i have purchased this product for the last six years and found it to be totally reliable and as advertised"
74.6%

best value

"the best value certified breathalyzer for motoring in france"
74.5%

excellent value

"neat size and excellent value for money too"
74.4%

will probably

"good product that i will probably never use"
74.4%

most fortunate

"this arrived within a couple of days most fortunate for us as we booked a very last minute trip to france"
74.4%

good condition

"arrived promptly and in good condition"
74.4%

genuinely nf certified

"i’m hoping that i don’t actually have to use it but it is good to know that it is genuinely nf certified"
74.3%

european trip

"a perfect purchase for a european trip"
74.3%

good value

"they were also relatively inexpensive and provided good value for money"
74.3%

delivered quickly

"key points for this purchase: long use by date 2 years certified as meeting the standard delivered quickly"
74.2%

quality product

"excellent service and very high quality product which i wanted to be complaint to drive in france"
74.2%

better safe

"better safe than sorry"
74.2%

well worth

"a well worth buy"
74.1%

very reasonable

"buy at at a very reasonable price like this product before you go"
74.0%

great satisfaction

"i purchased already a few boxes over time and they arrived immediately to my great satisfaction"
74.0%

relatively inexpensive

"they were also relatively inexpensive and provided good value for money"
74.0%

very happy

"very happy"
74.0%

most reliable

"i highly recommend you to buy from alcosense because it's the most reliable product in the market as far as i can judge as a simple consumer"
74.0%

cost effective

"easy cost effective recommended"
74.0%

excellent service

"excellent service received item within 4 days"
73.9%

good thing

"this item would appear to be one of them but the good thing is that it's available at a reasonable price and it's quick and convenient to buy online"
73.9%

reasonably priced

"they are so reasonably priced it wasn't worth the worry of them being poor quality for going cheaper!"
73.8%

came promptly

"however the items came promptly and are well made comforting to know that this product complies with french law"
73.7%

fully certified

"fully certified compact and seem easy to use"
73.7%

very prompt

"very prompt delivery"
73.7%

reliable rescults

"a good product giving good reliable rescults delivered well packed and on time"
73.7%

very well priced

"very well priced and peromptly delivered"
73.7%

quick and convenient

"this item would appear to be one of them but the good thing is that it's available at a reasonable price and it's quick and convenient to buy online"
73.7%

good product

"good product that i will probably never use"
73.7%

many thanks

"many thanks"
73.6%

minute trip

"this arrived within a couple of days most fortunate for us as we booked a very last minute trip to france"
73.5%

prompt and reliable

"delivery with this company is always prompt and reliable"
73.4%

fantastic product

"fantastic product!"
73.4%

good quality

"very prompt delivery good quality"
73.3%

arrived well

"breathalyser's arrived well before the delivery deadline undamaged in a protective cardboard 'book' box"
73.2%

right product

"so the right product to have"
73.1%

excellent price

"genuine nf breathalysers at an excellent price"
73.0%

well priced

"a good product well priced easy to use and perfect for travel"
73.0%

well packed

"the breathalyser is well packed and has clear instructions"
73.0%

likes them

"they look the part i hope french mr plod likes them"
72.8%

european regulations

"great product complies with all european regulations that i am aware of!"
72.8%

definitely recommend

"excellent product great value and great service definitely recommend"
72.7%

purchase thankyou

"pleased with purchase really looked for french nf breathalysers wanted to be sure we will be fully covered when driving through france no good to go for cheapness and get caught for not having the correct items when travelling fully satisfied with purchase thankyou"
72.6%

safe postage

"swift safe postage "
72.6%

highly recommended

"highly recommended and nf approved"
72.6%

sensibly priced

"arrived as promised hopefully it is not likely to be used as i drink very little alcohol none when i am driving but with the driving rules being what they are in france this was a sensibly priced solution for which i am grateful"
72.5%

timely manner

"really pleased arrived in a timely manner and just as it was advertised"
72.5%

involving french roads

"needed set of 2 breathalyser kits meeting standard nfx20 702 for car trip involving french roads"
72.4%

star rating

"i have given a five star rating for the alcosense box that has a good date on the box"
72.4%

handy pack

"handy pack of two for driving in france"
72.3%

looks easy

"instructions in the box and looks easy to use"
72.3%

great parties

"i have even used them here in the uk on the morning after of one or two great parties just to be sure before getting behind the wheel"
71.3%

breath tests

"france land requires you to carry breath tests which is ironic as the air alone in some parts of france is 40% proof anyways you need these for driving there also just fun to use when they’ve gone out of date"
71.3%

buying again

"when required i will be buying again from alcosense"
71.2%

trustworthy product

"trustworthy product which carrys the nf rating so there are no issues if you are stopped by the french police"
71.0%

accepted technical answer

"this is apparently the accepted technical answer"
70.9%

very few products

"one of the very few products that are genuinely nf certified"
70.8%

brought these

"i brought these to confirm with french law while driving in france"
70.8%

solid alcosense french

"solid alcosense french nf certified breathalyzers necessary for each driver when you go to france"
70.7%

good service

"prompt delivery good service"
70.6%

summer holiday

"glad we will be legal when we drive to france for our summer holiday"
70.5%

very reasonably

"a very reasonably priced product which we hope will never be required we don't drink but bought to comply with the french driving regulations"
70.1%

extremely prompt

"extremely prompt delivery!"
69.8%

made comforting

"however the items came promptly and are well made comforting to know that this product complies with french law"
69.7%

traveling infrance

"bought for traveling infrance"
69.4%

recommended breathalyser

"the recommended breathalyser for foreign travel"
69.3%

nicely packaged

"nicely packaged product easy to carry in glovebox of car"
69.2%

traveling to france

"will keep it in my car in case of traveling to france"
69.2%

easy to carry

"required in europe and very easy to carry"
69.0%

arrived promptly

"these arrived promptly and with a good shelf life nearly 2 years"
68.9%

happy bunny

"good best by date 05 2016 and i'm a happy bunny"
68.7%

very quick 2 days

"the goods arrive very quick 2 days"
68.6%

delivered promptly

"delivered promptly"
68.6%

fits the bill

"this one does so fits the bill"
68.3%

researched them

"i researched them all and these ones came out on top by far and is fully accredited and uk manufactured"
68.2%

certified product

"needed an nf certified product to take in the car when going to france and this one was perfect"
68.1%

support alcosense

"i support alcosense just check it's expiry date when you receive your next twin pack"
67.8%

promptly delivered

"good product promptly delivered"
67.7%

good delivery service

"good delivery service"
67.5%

carry these

"no idea if it's still french law to carry these but hey it's only a fiver so what?"
67.3%

neat little package

"bought this in readiness for holiday in france it's a neat little package that will fit in glove compartment"
67.3%

great product complies

"great product complies with all european regulations that i am aware of!"
67.3%

quick delivery

"quick delivery"
67.1%

nice compact size

"delivered very quickly nice compact size for storage"
67.1%

value breathalyser

"good value breathalyser kit"
67.1%

easy to use and accurate

"have used these and they are very easy to use and accurate"
67.0%

peace of mind

"thay may be more expensive than other versions on the market but maybe its wortht he extra for peace of mind!"
66.8%

genuine breathalyser

"this is a genuine breathalyser kit which is mandatory equipment when travelling in france"
66.7%

no official offence

"no official offence but just carry one just incase"
66.7%

happy with purchase

"happy with purchase"
66.7%

with french regulations

"we haven't used it but at least we have peace of mind that we are compliant with french regulations"
66.6%

satisfies the gendarmes

"hope it satisfies the gendarmes!"
66.5%

value product

"good value product"
66.3%

look very good

"we have not needed to use them but they look very good"
66.0%

local shop

"delighted to find this on amazon as opposed to queueing and paying more in a local shop or at eurotunnel reception !"
65.9%

pleased with this

"very pleased with this as it is necessary to carry 2 breathalyzers when driving in france"
65.8%

very good idea

"seriously though it's a very good idea to allow an instant test of sobriety for those who are tempted to break the pledge"
65.6%

compact and seem

"fully certified compact and seem easy to use"
65.5%

pleased with product

"pleased with product"
65.3%

approved appliance

"i purchased to protect myself in france with an approved appliance"
65.3%

promptly 2 years

"arrived promptly 2 years on best before june 2019 so wont have to buy again for another couple of years"
65.2%

very good value

"it is very good value for money too"
65.2%

pleased with purchase

"good instructions and 2021 life so pleased with purchase"
65.0%

carry in glovebox of

"nicely packaged product easy to carry in glovebox of car"
65.0%

certified breathalysers

"i believe it is compulsory to carry them with you whilst driving there have to be two certified breathalysers"
64.6%

certified breathalyzer

"the best value certified breathalyzer for motoring in france"
64.6%

packed well

"came on time was packed well and has all the legal requirements needed for travelling through france and was a great price"
64.3%

cheaper options

"there were lots of other kits i could have purchased but i went for the alcosense brand rather than some of the cheaper options because it's properly nf certified and therefore recognised by the french authorities"
64.2%

carry in the glove

"nf approved very useful to have although the rules in france have changed regarding carrying a breathalyser it is a useful thing to carry in the glove box "just in case" i have been driving in europe many times and always carry these with me"
64.2%

arrived immediately

"i purchased already a few boxes over time and they arrived immediately to my great satisfaction"
64.0%

necessary piece

"a necessary piece of kit have to be nf to be legal apparently but i am dubious that they are any good"
63.5%

delivery & pleased

"quick delivery & pleased with product as definitely nf certified which is a requirement in france"
63.4%

very easy to

"however i have used the previous set i bought and they are very easy to use"
63.4%

renewed these

"i have used and renewed these since the law was introduced"
63.3%

good long date

"they have both had a good long date on them!"
63.0%

carry one just incase

"no official offence but just carry one just incase"
62.9%

approved in date

":d ether way small package nf approved in date"
62.9%

packed and good

"well packed and good inner packaging for keeping in the car"
62.8%

which is good

"have a long 'use before' date which is good"
62.7%

side of safety

"although there is still some debate regarding the requirement to carry the breathalysers in france we decided to err on the side of safety and ordered a supply"
62.7%

going cheaper

"they are so reasonably priced it wasn't worth the worry of them being poor quality for going cheaper!"
62.6%

forthcoming trip

"bought these breathalysers for a forthcoming trip to france as the ones in our rac kit had passed their expiry date"
62.5%

fully accredited

"i researched them all and these ones came out on top by far and is fully accredited and uk manufactured"
62.2%

carry them by

"purchased as i was travelling to europe and had to carry them by law"
62.2%

good expiry date

"these arrived promptly and had a good expiry date on them nearly two years"
62.2%

easy retrievable

"use product when travelling to france requirement that you carry up to date alcohol testing kits these are easy to use and compact to pack in pocket of car where easy retrievable if necessary"
62.1%

most importantly

"delivered on time looks well made and most importantly of all comes with the nf certificate"
62.0%

british manufacturer

"save the queue at the border shop and buy these direct from the british manufacturer"
61.9%

carry 2 breathalyzers

"very pleased with this as it is necessary to carry 2 breathalyzers when driving in france"
61.8%

regulatory bits to hand

"tip if driving in france have your insurance details and regulatory bits to hand not packed in the bottom case in the jam packed boot!"
61.5%

neat product

"such a neat product and vital for driving through france"
61.3%

stored for next trip

"packaged up unused and stored for next trip"
61.2%

approved and easy to

"nf approved and easy to use but you can buy nf approved one off the shelf in french hypermarkets"
61.1%

traveling around france

"perfect just what i need for traveling around france"
61.0%

still a good

"notwithstanding this still a good bit of kit to check that you're still legal to drive e"
60.9%

prompt service

"for prompt service and the quality of the product which is recognised as legally complying with the law in france"
60.9%

drink alcohol

"i rarely drink alcohol and never drive when i have not even the next morning"
60.8%

carried in all cars

"as a regular driver in france i always purchase these alcosense french nf certified breathalysers are essential and are accepted by the french gendarmes and must be carried in all cars at all times by french law"
60.8%

confirm with french

"i brought these to confirm with french law while driving in france"
60.8%

easy & light

"easy & light to carry easy to use is there not a uk version available?"
60.6%

great for travel

"great for travel"
60.6%

brilliant price

"this is a brilliant product at a brilliant price and meets all the legal requirements for a french trip not all do!"
60.4%

great british product

"a great british product which complies with french traffic law when in france"
60.0%

satisfy the local plod

"have not needed to use the item but seems to be one of the leading makes and would no doubt satisfy the local plod"
59.8%

highly recommend to

"highly recommend to buy"
59.7%

again and great

"brilliant service would use again and great to know they're nf approved"
59.6%

getting a fine

"kept me from getting a fine while driving in france"
59.6%

genuine nf breathalysers

"genuine nf breathalysers at an excellent price"
59.5%

genuine nf certification

"this breathalyser has the genuine nf certification required for travel in france"
59.5%

alcohol testing kits

"use product when travelling to france requirement that you carry up to date alcohol testing kits these are easy to use and compact to pack in pocket of car where easy retrievable if necessary"
59.3%

very good price

"french certified works well very good price"
59.3%

certified and work well

"the breathalysers are french nf certified the french police don’t accept non french nf certified and work well "
59.1%

good very fast

"product is good very fast delivery"
59.0%

arrived with good

"arrived with good use by date so i can use them for our trip next summer as well"
59.0%

better deal

"i have purchased the alcosense french nf certified breathalyzers the reasoning behind this is easy the description reviews say that these are the best in all areas with no messing also a better deal as a consumer"
58.8%

safe to drive

"brilliant to use to ensure you are safe to drive"
58.8%

happy with my purchase

"happy with my purchase"
58.6%

arrived undamaged

"delivery was quick and item arrived undamaged"
58.6%

nice and cheap

"nf certified and nice and cheap"
58.6%

satisfy the gendarmes

"never had to use one but reassured that it will satisfy the gendarmes if necessary!"
58.5%

recommend this product

"i highly recommend this product"
58.5%

marked with the nf seal

"got to be marked with the nf seal"
58.4%

great service

"excellent product and great service"
58.3%

arrived before expected

"arrived before expected and so we were able to take on our day trip to france"
58.3%

received item

"excellent service received item within 4 days"
58.2%

that is good for

"if the test kit contents has the french creditation that is good for me"
58.2%

stayed in the glove

"it stayed in the glove box and complied with current legislation"
58.1%

worth the risk

"best to be safe than very sorry and for what they cost its not worth the risk"
57.8%

great use every

"great use every day that you drive if stopped the police will need to see the result = keep safe"
57.7%

easy storage

"conveniently sized package allows easy storage"
57.5%
...

very disappointed

"made contact and replacement sent these having just over a year very disappointed"
99.0%

drinking limit

"as we had so many of them i decided to try one out the morning after a heavy night i'm pretty sure i was over the very low legal drinking limit however the breathalyser said otherwise luckily i wasn't driving anyway and it was just out of interest"
93.0%

pointless and stupid

"its pointless and stupid but ticks the box of being legal in france"
89.5%

expired breathalysers

"bought to replace expired breathalysers in our car kit for our trip to europe next year"
75.0%

time expired

"it replaces previous product from the same company that is now time expired"
75.0%

feel unhappy

"but i do feel unhappy about it"
74.9%

only gripe

"my only gripe is that the box was squashed on receipt and i am hoping that the breathalyser is ok obviously you can't test it !"
74.9%

illegal straightaway

"so we bought these as it is a twin pack because if you only have one and the police ask you to use it you are then illegal straightaway if you do not have another one!"
74.8%

more strict

"closer to brexit and to my mind french authorities are more strict than ever"
74.8%

bothering again

"at the current time there's no fine so i won't be bothering again until france has sorted itself out in this respect"
74.5%

being enforced

"even before that it was generally accepted that the law was not being enforced"
74.5%

actually expired

"have seen that other's have received kits with short expiry dates or actually expired"
74.5%

overpriced products

"the price is attractive and the purchase far not ciponvenient and attractive than buying overpriced products from the ferry or tunnel operator"
74.2%

throw away

"this is one of those must haves that you never want to use and hopefully throw away once it's expiry date runs out!"
73.8%

expected fast

"as expected fast delivery need to have for travelling through france and have the nf requirement"
73.4%

wouldnt recommend

"wouldnt recommend"
72.5%

vindictive gendarme

"seemed to register fine on test but try explaining that to a vindictive gendarme!"
72.5%

multiple trips

"buying through amazon the product delivered has a use by date of over 12 months which is useful for multiple trips to france if not used"
70.6%

dark recess

"it lives in a dark recess in the boot of our car"
70.6%

restrict my drinking

"so now restrict my drinking to to a small glass of wine"
69.7%

actually used

"my husband chose this brand because it is the one sold on the ferry so he knew it was trustworthy not actually used and hope never to need to but very pleased it meets legal requirements for travel"
69.4%

ferry terminal

"not sure if we could have picked one up cheaper at the ferry terminal or in france on arrival but for peace of mind i wanted to get in advance and get in the car"
68.8%

eurotunnel terminal

"i previously bought these from the eurotunnel terminal at folkstone with 2 years in date however the ones received through amazon only have 12 months before being out of date"
68.8%

cheap breathalyzer

"french police so strict would'nt risk taking the cheap breathalyzer over to france "
68.7%

been stopped twice

"you will probably find these products cheaper on amazon but make sure they have nf certification like this product if not you could find yourself facing a 500 euro fine i have been going to france for 12 years now and have been stopped twice and my kit checked over buy the correct gear like this product"
67.2%

unsure about this

"google "nf certification" if you are unsure about this"
67.1%

expires in august 2019

"i assume that they are up to the required standard indeed these are the units used by the french police the package is neat and attractive and expires in august 2019 !"
67.1%

robbed on the ferry

"look you need these if you are going to france you can wait to be robbed on the ferry or forget and be robbed by the french police or just order them from here"
66.9%

negative of course

"just returned from france where i was random breath tested by the old gendarme negative of course because it was the middle of the afternoon"
66.6%

legal limits

"seems ok but i didn't realise they were 25mg limit for france i know it's in the title i didn't read it and realise the different legal limits"
65.8%

limit other tests

"if your testing to see if somebody has had anything to drink at all it wont show up any amount of reading only shows up if over a limit other tests show if there is any in the persons system so even if they are under the limit you know if they at least had some"
65.4%

shame that

"shame that to me this purchase feels like another nonsensical eu tax on tourism france is already so expensive did not need to have to pay so the crs or gendarms can do their job"
64.8%

unsold stock

"good product but expiry date is only 15 months after purchase sellers of this product should be forced to give a minimum expiry of at least 2 years and stop expecting the customer to have to put up with old unsold stock"
64.7%

over limit

"haven't found very easy to decide whether over limit or not"
64.3%

useless for compliance

"it must have the nf compliance many don't and totally useless for compliance"
63.9%

assume the french

"you can't test it unless you use it but i assume the french have this so should be ok"
63.8%

having them

"i do not agree with the french law but these do the job far cheaper than the the aa in euro tunnel although you can purchase for 2 euros each in french pharmacies although you gotta get there first without being stopped its not worth the 70 euro fine for not having them"
63.1%

fire extinguisher

"just have to pack them in the car along with the warning triangle the hi viz vests the bulb set complete the first aid kit the fire extinguisher the insurance certificate the spare engine the 'get out of jail free' card etc etc"
63.1%

replace them

"hopefully i won't have to find out for real whether they work or not but as they have a shelf life of around two years i won't have to replace them too soon"
63.1%

replace my lst pack

"i had to replace my lst pack as it was time expired"
61.8%

gave me a refund

"however it did not arrive and autokit gave me a refund"
61.3%

mg limit for france

"seems ok but i didn't realise they were 25mg limit for france i know it's in the title i didn't read it and realise the different legal limits"
60.4%

ripped off on the ferry

"did the job didn't have to use them at all through france on my trip to rome last year the apparently notorious gendarmerie couldn't have been less interested in my travels though so dunno if they work i just bought the pair to tick a box and not get ripped off on the ferry really"
60.4%

highly unlikely

"this is highly unlikely as i never drive if i have had a drink"
60.3%

below links

"see below links"
60.3%

annoy them

"there are cheaper products without the nf certification but if you have already annoyed a gendarme enough for them to stop you probably better not to annoy them any more by having the wrong kit"
60.2%

failed the breath test

"i got these for the christmas period because some one i know got stopped the next day and failed the breath test"
60.2%

no chance of getting

"got this for our up coming trip to france as its the same brand the french police use so no chance of getting one thats not legal"
60.1%

been removed

"our relationship with the laws of europe however might change significantly in the near future so until i see official confirmation that this requirement has been removed i intend to carry one"
59.6%

last set had expired

"second time of purchasing these due to be travelling through europe in july august and realised my last set had expired"
58.6%

been stopped

"one motorhome owner was stopped by the french police on the motorway and then fined for not wearing his hi vis when he got out the motorhome to find out why he had been stopped!"
58.5%

could n't catch

"didn't have to use them the french police couldn't catch me!"
57.6%

have no mercy

"they have no mercy"
57.5%

another nonsensical eu

"shame that to me this purchase feels like another nonsensical eu tax on tourism france is already so expensive did not need to have to pay so the crs or gendarms can do their job"
57.4%

classed as illegal

"some other products don't carry this mark and may be classed as illegal"
57.2%

not even register

"i am not a heavy drinker but was going out for a few parties and needed to drive the very next morning so i got the test to make sure that i would be ok i am happy to say when used they did not even register but it gave me piece of mind to know i was ok to drive"
56.7%

unless requested to do

"not planning to use them unless requested to do so"
56.5%

assume the `` best

"i assume the "best before date" means it needs changing after that date so pay attention!"
56.3%

which is unlikely

"obviously without using the product i can't say if it works ans as i am taking it abroard as a legal requirement for overseas driving i don' t plan to open then uinless necessary which is unlikely"
56.2%

product as stated

"product as stated"
56.0%

strict nf certification

"i chose this product becaue it is produced one of only two manufacturers in the world to have passed the strict nf certification"
56.0%

warning triangle

"it wouldn't surprise me if these became law in the uk too if you carry a warning triangle in your boot you should have these too and you could unknowingly be the hazard"
55.8%

face drunk

"these said i was absolutely sober when i was absolutely off my face drunk and would have killed someone if i'd attempted to drive"
55.4%

have no breathelyser

"this is necessary because if you get stopped by the french police and are breathelysed then with only one breathelyser unit in the car which has been used you cannot legally continue your journey as you have no breathelyser on board!"
55.3%

france if not used

"buying through amazon the product delivered has a use by date of over 12 months which is useful for multiple trips to france if not used"
55.2%

over the limit

"i was surprised by the result and although i wasn't over the limit i delayed my trip home for a further 3 hours to make sure i was 100% ok"
54.9%

rendering it useless to

"rendering it useless to me"
54.9%

having the wrong

"there are cheaper products without the nf certification but if you have already annoyed a gendarme enough for them to stop you probably better not to annoy them any more by having the wrong kit"
54.9%

replace an expired

"bought these to replace an expired set"
54.9%

french limit

"remember the french limit for blood alcohol level is half that of the uk"
54.7%

no longer required

"apparently the law for these in france is non enforceable now and they are no longer required"
54.7%

not tell more info

"have not tried yet so cannot tell more info"
54.7%

n't drink and drive

"not had to try one don’t drink and drive but i tried one that had passed its use by date and it was quite straightforward"
54.6%

not have another

"so we bought these as it is a twin pack because if you only have one and the police ask you to use it you are then illegal straightaway if you do not have another one!"
54.6%

send back for a refund

"unfortunately my trip is too soon to send back for a refund"
54.6%

annoyed a gendarme enough

"there are cheaper products without the nf certification but if you have already annoyed a gendarme enough for them to stop you probably better not to annoy them any more by having the wrong kit"
54.6%

thats not legal

"got this for our up coming trip to france as its the same brand the french police use so no chance of getting one thats not legal"
54.5%

will no longer

"drivers will no longer face on the spot fines for not having one as part of a random spot check"
54.5%

triangle yellow jackets

"don't forget the warning triangle yellow jackets and bulb set too"
54.5%

not a heavy drinker

"i am not a heavy drinker but was going out for a few parties and needed to drive the very next morning so i got the test to make sure that i would be ok i am happy to say when used they did not even register but it gave me piece of mind to know i was ok to drive"
54.4%

never applied

"the law was never applied"
54.2%

will never have to

"hopefully will never have to use"
54.0%

from its dry state

"there just isn't enough colour variation from its dry state to the activated colour"
53.9%

obviously not used

"obviously not used yet"
53.9%

have not used

"have not used so cannot comment on how easy they are to use"
53.9%

will never use

"hopefully will never use it!"
53.7%

expiry date runs

"this is one of those must haves that you never want to use and hopefully throw away once it's expiry date runs out!"
53.4%

annoy the french police

"my own view is that for such a small amount of money it is worth having them so as not to annoy the french police unnecessarily if you do happen to be stopped for a spot check"
53.3%

become compulsory

"like many people i bought these after they were to become compulsory when driving in france"
53.3%

trips well

"i did notice there's an expiry date on them though thankfully our trips well within this date so it's not a problem"
53.2%

no actual penalty

"it's a legal requirement to carry these and although there is no actual penalty for not doing so it's something the policiers will certainly check if you are stopped"
53.0%

absolutely no intention

"something to wave at the gendarmerie despite there not being a fine for not having one i have no idea whether or not this works i have absolutely no intention of drinking and driving it's just there to tick a box"
52.9%

no return policy

"also keep in mind there is no return policy on this product"
52.8%

illegal immigrants drugs

"it's unlikely you'll be asked at the french port of entry because they are more interested in illegal immigrants drugs and weapons but the gendarmerie en route in france do spot checks"
52.8%

buying these

"conned into buying these as it was stated that these were a legal requirement for travelling in france and drivers would be fined for not carrying them even though i'm teetotal"
52.6%

should you be stopped

"i purchased these breathalysers for a drive through france later this year so obviously can't say how they performed but they offer incredible value for money and will keep you safe from the french police should you be stopped"
52.2%

fixed penalty

"alcosense so if you don't want a gendarme handing you a fixed penalty then these are probably the best fiver you can spend before going to drive in france"
52.0%

difficult to read

"i previously had two mandatory breathalysers from a different manufacturer and upon expiry date tested them against my calibrated alco sense and they were difficult to read"
51.9%

avoid any rush on them

"i bought mine now to avoid any rush on them when people realise that it's a legal requirement for the seasonal booze cruises in november & december"
51.6%

sorry this is use less

"i am sorry this is use less and most likely not meeting eu legal requirement will strongly advice not to buy this product"
51.4%

difficult to rate

"difficult to rate without using one and i don't want to do that in advance of the holiday"
51.2%

stopped by the police

"you're supposed to have at least one so if you get stopped by the police and have to do a breath test you must have another spare to remain legal"
51.1%

been delayed

"there are reports online that the french requirement for motorists to carry these breathalysers has not been fully implemented or has been delayed"
50.9%

have a problem

"and you wont have a problem"
50.7%

french police guidelines

"loads of cheaper breathalyser's online but are no good as these do not comply with the french police guidelines"
50.5%

never feel the need

"but the 5* rating given on the basis that the nf certification is reassuring the instructions helpful and the kit looks straightforward to use i just hope i never feel the need to"
50.4%

case stopped by police

"only bought to go to france with in case stopped by police"
50.2%

they expire

"hope i never have to use these but they came quickly well packed and have an expiry date of july 2020 so i expect to get a couple trips at least before they expire"
50.1%
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Top positive statements

Statement Strength**
"NF Certified and nice and cheap." 93.1%
"Genuine NF and perfect for European travel pack." 93.1%
"Excellent product and great service." 93.1%
"Excellent product great value and great service definitely recommend." 93.1%
"Good product delivered promptly" 92.8%
"Fully certified compact and seem easy to use." 92.7%
"Well made slim easy to carry in car no problems at all and all very well presented ." 92.1%
"Great service genuine product with over 18 months on the expiry date." 92.1%

Top negative statements

Statement Strength
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Positive mentions

Mentioned Object Mentioned in Strength
NF
"genuine NF and perfect for european travel pack"
"satisfied that the product is NF certified"
"one of the very few products that are genuinely NF certified"
99.5%
summer
"glad we will be legal when we drive to france for our summer holiday"
71.9%
AlcoSense French NF
"solid AlcoSense French NF certified breathalyzers necessary for each driver when you go to france"
70.7%
Monsieur Gendarme
"still they can live in the dashboard and keep Monsieur Gendarme happy if he should pay a visit"
66.5%
France
"bought for driving through France rapid efficient service would use again"
"such a neat product and vital for driving through France"
"i purchased to protect myself in France with an approved appliance"
61.4%
NF Certified Breathalyzers
"NF Certified Breathalyzers for france"
49.0%

Negative mentions

Mentioned Object Mentioned in Strength
BT
"got up next morning thinking he was ok to drive got stopped and failed the BT"
66.9%
France
"needed for France but not used"
"alcohol tester bought just for travelling through France avoiding any possible inconvenience"
60.4%
NF
"i purchased this item as it was the only one that coNFirmed they were NF approved"
49.0%
Autokit
"however it did not arrive and Autokit gave me a refund"
47.7%

Emotion analysis

Positive tone

Neutral tone

Negative tone

23.9% 34.0% 42.2%
  worry 38.6%
  neutral 33.5%
  happiness 7.5%
  fun 6.0%
  love 4.1%
  relief 3.9%
  sadness 2.2%
  surprise 1.4%
  anger 1.0%
  empty 0.5%
  enthusiasm 0.5%
  hate 0.5%
  joy 0.5%

* analysis performed using Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods, data for the analysis has been gathered from multiple publicly accessible sources.
** strength is the level of sentiment expressed in a sentence, phrase or keyword. It ranges from 0 to 100%
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last analysis update 2024-05-12