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1)  Term: Accuracy Check
Definition: Also called a "Calibration Check" or "Proficiency Test" or "External Calibration Check".  ...
2)  Term: ASD
Definition: Alcohol Screening Device.  Alcohol testing device or method that can only be used for DOT scre...
3)  Term: Calibration or Calibration Adjustment
Definition: A Calibration Adjustment is the procedure used to set (or adjust) an instrument's sensitivity ...
4)  Term: ATF
Definition: Alcohol Testing Form.  This is the document on which we record alcohol test data including the...
5)  Term: Estimate
Definition: An estimate is a way for you to find out approximately how much it will cost to repair an instrumen...
6)  Term: BAT
Definition: Breath Alcohol Technician.  An individual trained to perform breath alcohol tests.  This ...
7)  Term: Calibration Log or Calibration Logbook
Definition: A calibration log is a record of accuracy checks and calibrations performed on a specific breath al...
8)  Term: Expected Value
Definition: Expected value is the result that is "expected" to be reported on an alcohol testing devi...
9)  Term: CFR
Definition: Code of Federal Regulations as in 49 CFR Part 40.
10)  Term: DER
Definition: Designated Employer Representative.  An employee authorized by the employer to take immediate ...