Fareham drink-driver fined £275 and gets 18-month ban

A DRINK-DRIVER was fined £275 after admitting being nearly double the legal limit.

Monday, 21st January 2019, 8:28 am
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 6:05 pm
A drink-driver has been sentenced in Fareham

Julia Howard, 49, of Mendips Road, Fareham, was caught on December 5 in Gosport Road in the same town.

She had been driving a black Mazda.

A test revealed she had 68 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The limit is 35.

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A drink-driver has been sentenced in Fareham

Portsmouth magistrates imposed a £30 victim surcharge and £85 costs with an 18-month driving ban.

She was offered a course that if completed would knock 18 weeks off her ban.

Hundreds of drivers were stopped last month in a crackdown.