An estimated 10,000 people die every year in the US due to drunken driving related accidents. If you've enjoyed a few alcoholic beverages and want to know where your blood alcohol level stands, turn to technology. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some of the best consumer breathalyzers on the market.
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