Three drink-driv­ers banned from the road

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - News -

THREE mo­torists who were caught over the drink-drive limit have been banned from driv­ing.

An­drew Wool­lard (57), of High­field Road, March; Kark Kee­shan (30), of Sal­ters­gate, Peter­bor­ough and Nuno Oliveira (28), of Fundry Road, Wis­bech all ap­peared at Peter­bor­ough Mag­is­trates’ Court yes­ter­day, where they ad­mit­ted drink-driv­ing.

Kee­shan also pleaded guilty to driv­ing with­out in­sur­ance.

The court was told Wool­lard was spot­ted driv­ing a Ford Fo­cus on Knights End Road, March at 8.30pm on De­cem­ber 7.

Po­lice of­fi­cers pulled him over and smelt drink on his breath. Af­ter giv­ing a breathal­yser test, a read­ing was recorded of 51mg in 100ml of breath. The le­gal limit is 35mg.

District Judge Peter Veits fined Wol­lard £250 and or­dered him to pay £85 costs and £15 vic­tim sur­charge. He was also banned from driv­ing for 16 months.

Kee­shan was stopped by po­lice af­ter of­fi­cers spot­ted him driv­ing er­rat­i­cally in his Audi in Sal­ters­gate in the early hours of De­cem­ber 3. He said he had been out for a drink with his cousin and did not re­alise he was over the limit. He de­cided to drive his cousin’s car, as his cousin was drunk.

Kee­shan also gave a read­ing of 51mg of al­co­hol in 100ml of breath. He was fined £250 and or­dered to pay costs of £85 and a vic­tim sur­charge of £15. He was also banned from driv- ing for 16 months.

He was not given a sep­a­rate penalty for driv­ing with­out in­sur­ance.

Oliviera was spot­ted by po­lice switch­ing lanes in an er­ratic fash­ion at 1am on De­cem­ber 4.

He said he had been out on his works Christ­mas party and very rarely drank. He gave a read­ing of 41mg of al­co­hol in 100ml of breath.

District Judge Veits fined Oliviera £150, or­dered him to pay costs of £85 and a £15 vic­tim sur­charge. He was banned from driv­ing for 12 months.

All three men were given the chance to ap­ply for a place on a drink-drive re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion course, which has to be paid for by the mo­torist and would cut the dis­qual­i­fi­ca­tion by a quar­ter if is com­pleted.

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