10A NCAC 41B .0320       INTOXILYZER:  MODEL 5000

The operational procedures to be followed in using the Intoxilyzer, Model 5000 are:

(1)           Insure instrument displays time and date;

(2)           Insure observation period requirements have been met;

(3)           Press "START TEST"; when "INSERT CARD" appears, insert test record;

(4)           Enter information as prompted;

(5)           Verify instrument accuracy;

(6)           When "PLEASE BLOW" appears, collect breath sample;

(7)           When "PLEASE BLOW" appears, collect breath sample; and

(8)           When test record ejects, remove.

If the alcohol concentrations differ by more than 0.02, a third breath sample shall be collected when "PLEASE BLOW" appears.  Subsequent tests shall be administered as soon as feasible by repeating steps (1) through (8), as applicable.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 20‑139.1(b);

Eff. January 1, 1985;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2007; April 1, 2001; April 1, 1993; April 1, 1992; January 1, 1990; March 1, 1989.