Category Archives: Matthew Malhiot

A Review of Matthew Malhiot’s Intoxilyzer 8000 Training

Yesterday I attended Matthew Malhiot’s CLE Course in Tampa, FL, entitled “Intoxilyzer 8000 & Florida Software Version 8100.27 – Understanding the Instrument and Interpreting the Results.” Matthew Malhiot is a forensic consulting and DUI expert who left FDLE to start his own consulting practice in Canton, Georgia, in late 2010. His company is called Forensic […]

Flow Sensor Calibrations: Why the Intoxilyzer 8000 Used for Florida DUI Breath Tests is Unreliable

Matthew Malhiot recently published an informative article discussing the Intoxilyzer® 8000: Flow Sensor Problems in Florida. The article describes how Florida never bothered to develop any procedure for testing whether the Intoxilyzer 8000 instruments could accurately measure the amount of air blow into the machine. As a result, the instrument may have produced unreliable breath […]