Man drove his dad’s car while over drink limit

Three-year ban for Aberdeen

Evening Express (Extra Edition) - - NEWS - By Char­lotte Jor­dan

A MAN has ad­mit­ted driv­ing his dad’s car while he was more than dou­ble the drink-drive limit.

At Aberdeen Sher­iff Court GRAEME ROBERT­SON ad­mit­ted the of­fence on Queens Road in Aberdeen.

The 46-year-old was dis­cov­ered at the wheel with 88 mi­cro­grammes of al­co­hol in his breath when the legal limit is 35mcg.

Robert­son, whose ad­dress was given in court pa­pers as 35F Spa Street, Aberdeen, also ad­mit­ted hav­ing no li­cence or in­surance when driv­ing the ve­hi­cle.

Sher­iff Ken­neth Ste­wart or­dered him to carry out 180 hours of com­mu­nity ser­vice and banned him from driv­ing for three years.

GARETH MARTIN also ad­mit­ted be­ing un­der the in­flu­ence of drink when he was stopped driv­ing along a busy North-east road. The 30-year-old was found to have 55mcg of al­co­hol in his breath when the limit is 35mcg.

Martin, whose ad­dress was given in court pa­pers as 26 Dee­view Road, Ban­chory, ad­mit­ted drink-driv­ing at Aberdeen Sher­iff Court.

He was fined £600 and banned for three years.

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