RBT’s to be stopped due to coronavirus

Police in all Australian states have stopped roadside random breath tests (RBT’s) due to coronavirus fears. This also extends to drug testing.

“This is about keeping people safe.” Says Police association president Tony King

The reason for stopping RBT’s is if one person has the corona virus and contaminates the officer’s gloves or breathalyser, then they could possibly contaminate the next 40, 50, 100 people!

Police will still be pulling suspect drivers over and subjecting them to alcohol and drug testing…. but just not at a roadside RBT st