Drink driver was swerving in Blidworth

Mansfield Magistrates Court
Mansfield Magistrates Court

A Blidworth man was banned for drink driving after police spotted him swerving on the road, a court has heard.

Luke Bird, 19, of Aberconway Street, admitted drink driving at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

Chloe Griggs, prosecuting, said Bird’s Suzuki Swift was spotted driving at speed and swerving in his lane on Kirklington Road, Rainworth, at 3.15am, on June 25.

A roadside breath test revealed he had 62 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath when the legal limit is 35 microgrammes.

He was banned for 17 months and fined £120 and ordered to pay court costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £30.