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Drunk who drove at twice the legal drink limit is banned

Monday 19th September 2016

A MAN caught twice the legal drink drive limit has been banned from the roads for 20 months.



Edward Alfred Adams was sentenced on 13 September 2016 at Mid Kent Magistrates’ Court.


He pleaded guilty to driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence, driving without insurance and drink driving.

On June 19, 2016 the 32-year-old, of Quarry Road, Maidstone, drove a Mazda 6 in Quarry Road, otherwise than in accordance with a licence and with no insurance.

He gave a breath test of 77 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35 microgrammes.

Magistrates banned Adams from driving for 20 months. He must also pay a £240 fine, £85 costs and a £30 victim surcharge.

Disqualification can be reduced by 151 days if, by 12 October 2017, he satisfactorily completes a course approved by the Secretary of State, the cost of which will not exceed £250.