Drink-driver was more than three times limit

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MOTORIST Yasmin Gent was caught behind the wheel while more than three times the legal alcohol limit.

She pleaded guilty to driving a Fiat Brava in Kingston Road, Portsmouth, after drinking too much on November 27.

A test revealed her blood contained 251 milligrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres. The legal limit is 80mg.

Gent was ordered to do 40 hours of unpaid work in the next year by Portsmouth magistrates.

The 45-year-old was told to pay £85 in court costs.She was banned from driving for two years.

The ban could be reduced by six months on the condition that she successfully completes a government-approved driving course by August 6 next year. Gent must pay £195 to take part in the course.