Banned for drink-driving

Here are some recent convictions for drink-driving:

  • Clara Dennison, 44, a sales representative, of Town Row, was arrested in the High Street, Rotherfield, on 7th December and charged with driving with 94mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath in her system.  At Brighton Magistrates’ Court on 8th May, she was disqualified from driving for 24 months and sentenced to a 12-month community order, requiring her to carry out 60 hours of unpaid work.  She was also ordered to pay £550 costs and a £85 victim surcharge.
  • Sancha Avon, 40, of Springfield Close, was arrested in Green Lane, on 19th May and charged with driving with 96mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath in her system.  At Brighton Magistrates’ Court on 7th June, she was disqualified from driving for 24 months and sentenced to a 12-month community order, requiring her to carry out 80 hours of unpaid work.  She was also ordered to pay £85 costs and a £85 victim surcharge.
  • Anna Massey, 20, of Hydehurst Close, was arrested on the A26 at Eridge Green, on 22nd February and charged with driving with 138mcg of alcohol per 100ml of blood in her system.  At Brighton Magistrates’ Court on 7th June, she was fined £346 and disqualified from driving for 18 months.   She was also ordered to pay £85 costs and a £34 victim surcharge.
  • In England the legal limit for drivers is:

    • 35mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath;
    • 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood;
    • 107mg of alcohol per 100ml of urine.

    In certain circumstances driving may be able to take an approved rehabilitation course to reduce the duration of their driving ban.  Click for more information about drink-driving and the legal limits in the UK.

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