The 180 | Dec 20, 2013 | 15:20

Should police be able to give random breathalyzer tests?

There's a private member's bill working its way through Parliament that would give police the right to administer breathalyzer tests to drivers, without cause to believe they've been drinking. Jim's guests debate the topic.

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