Sec­ond ban for drink-driver

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Family Announcements -

A man must carry out 160 hours of un­paid work af­ter he was caught driv­ing a Mercedes while banned, us­ing a ve­hi­cle with­out third party in­sur­ance and drink-driv­ing.

When Alex Reme­dios, 37, of Elm Close, Ash­ford, was stopped in Ten­ter­den High Street on July 6 he gave a breath test of 51 mi­cro­grammes of al­co­hol in 100 millil­itres of breath. The le­gal limit is 35 mi­cro­grammes.

Mag­is­trates dis­qual­i­fied Reme­dios, who had pleaded guilty, from driv­ing for 40 months and or­dered him to carry out 160 hours un­paid work. He was also fined £200 and or­dered to pay £85 costs and a £60 vic­tim sur­charge.

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