Elderly drink-driver caught in Bishop’s Waltham is banned

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A 75-year-old drink-driver has been banned from the roads.

Michael French pleaded guilty to driving a Volvo in Salt Lane, Bishop’s Waltham, after drinking too much on April 15.

A test revealed his blood contained 103 milligrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood.

The legal limit is 80mg.

French, from The Holt, Upham, was banned from driving for three years by Fareham magistrates.

He was also fined £150 and told to pay £85 costs and £15 to a fund for victims of crime.