THE requirement to have a alcohol breathalyser in your car in France has been put back four months until March 1, 2013.
A lack of test kits in shops pushed the date for having one in your vehicle back to the beginning of November this year, but continued problems in finding the kits has seen the date extended further.
Interior minister Manuel Valls has said that the increase in the time for the legislation to come into force would be used to look at just how effective the requirement to have a éthylotest is.
When the legislation was introduced all motorists had to have a breathalyser in their vehicle, this included motorcyclists, van drivers and travellers from outside France, and if they did not they faced a fine of €11.
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