Fareham drink-driver is caught out

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MOTORIST John Dix was caught driving while more than twice the legal alcohol limit.

Dix pleaded guilty to driving a Toyota Rav 4 in Cutlers Lane, Fareham, after drinking too much on December 1.

A test revealed the 69-year-old’s breath contained 79 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres. The legal limit is 35mg.

Dix, of Violet Avenue, Fareham, was fined £175 by Fareham magistrates.

He was told to pay £15 to a fund for crime victims and £85 costs and banned from driving for 20 months.