A 71-YEAR-OLD drink-driver has been banned from getting behind the wheel.
Robert Pearcey pleaded guilty to driving a vehicle in Southampton Road, Titchfield, while he was over the legal alcohol limit.
A test revealed his blood contained 97 milligrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres.
The legal limit is 80mg.
Pearcey, from Apsley, Hungerford, Bursledon, was fined £150.
He was ordered to pay £15 to a fund for crime victims and £85 in court costs by Fareham magistrates.
Pearcey was banned from driving for 12 months.
The ban could be reduced by three months.,
However Pearcey must first complete a government-approved driving course.
He must pay up to £250 to complete the course.