A BAR worker has been banned from getting behind the wheel for the next four years after he was caught drink driving and having no insurance.
Bradley Edwards, of Chisholm Grove, Hall Green, was arrested on April 8 after police spotted his car taking a ‘sudden change of direction’, Solihull Magistrates Court heard on Monday.
Police stopped the 26-year-old at around 2.15am on Church Hill Road, Solihull, after officers became concerned at the way the vehicle was being driven.
Officers could smell alcohol on his breath and a breathalyser test revealed he had consumed 62 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal drink drive limit is 35 microgrammes.
In his defence, the court was told Edwards, who pleaded guilty to drink driving and driving without insurance, had been out with a friend and felt fit to drive.
He also accepted he did not have insurance for the car he was driving.
Due to Edwards’ previous motoring convictions, he was disqualified from driving for 48 months, fined £400, ordered to pay £85 costs and a £15 victim surcharge.