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Driver consumed 10 pints of beer before driving while twice over the legal limit

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Wayne Daglish, a provisional driving licence holder, has been banned from driving after being caught behind the driver’s seat of his friend’s car while being twice over the legal drink-driving limit.

Mr Daglish reportedly drank eight to 10 pints of beer in quick succession before seating himself in the driver’s seat of his friend’s BMW.

He then proceeded to drive down a public road, though the 25-year-old only drove a short distance before stopping the vehicle.

Magistrates in South Tyneside also heard that police officers were on their way to investigate the incident, before Mr Daglish pulled over, after they received reports of a vehicle swerving on the road.

Mr Daglish failed a breath test at the roadside and was also found to have a white powder on his person, which he said was cocaine.

However, the substance was later tested and found to be legal.

Mr Daglish was arrested after his breath test reading showed 72mcg of alcohol in 100ml of breath, which is more than double the legal limit of 35mcg.

He admitted to driving under the influence of alcohol, attempted possession of cocaine, and driving without insurance or a full licence.

Lester Morrill’s road traffic solicitors have a wealth of experience representing those facing road traffic charges. For more details on how we can assist you, contact us today.

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