The software that runs New Jersey’s new drunken-driving breath tester has some flaws, but dueling experts disagree on whether the imperfections are fatal to the machine’s accuracy.

Judging from reports filed Aug. 28 with a state Supreme Court special master, the source code of the Alcotest 7110 MkIIIc is either laden with programming errors that cripple its performance or generally reliable despite a few quirks.

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