Evaluating Alleged Drinking after Driving — The Hip-Flask Defence

  title={Evaluating Alleged Drinking after Driving — The Hip-Flask Defence},
  author={Rolf Iffland and A. Wayne Jones},
  journal={Medicine, Science and the Law},
  pages={207 - 224}
This two-part article examines the strengths and weaknesses of various ways of investigating claims of drinking alcohol after driving, commonly known as the hip-flask or glove-compartment defence. In many countries the onus of proof in hip-flask cases rests on the prosecution. With good co-operation from the police and timely sampling of body fluids, such as blood and urine for forensic analysis of ethanol, useful evidence can be mustered to support or challenge the truthfulness of alleged… 

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