Bolsover drink-driver disqualified from driving

A Bolsover man who was caught drunk and behind the wheel by police has been disqualified from driving for 20 months.

Monday, 14th May 2018, 12:43 pm
Updated Monday, 14th May 2018, 12:46 pm
When the car was pulled over in April.
When the car was pulled over in April.

Shaun Graham of Scarsdale Street, Bolsover, was caught by Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit driving a Audi TT in April this year.

He was driving "at speed" attempting to join the M1 before he was stopped.

He was with a passenger who owned the car who was also drunk.

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At the scene he blew 87ųg - over the legal limit of 35ųg alcohol for every 100ųg of breath.

Graham has now been given a 20 month disqualification and charged £592 in fines and court costs.

A police spokesman at the time of the arrest said: "The owner of car sat next to him also drunk.

"Driver arrested, owner reported for permit use without insurance and car seized."