A MAN has been fined and banned from the roads for drink driving.

David James Windel, of Woodgreen, near Fordingbridge, pleaded guilty to driving a motor vehicle when his alcohol level was above the limit.

The offence occurred on November 6 on the A338 Salisbury Road at Ringwood.

The proportion of alcohol in the 36-year-old's breath was 41 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, which exceeded the prescribed limit.

He was disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 12 months when he was sentenced by Southampton Magistrates' Court on November 25.

He was also fined £120 and order to pay a surcharge of £34 to fund victim services as well as £85 court costs.


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