Atherton drink driver banned from getting behind wheel

Bolton Magistrates' Court

Bolton Magistrates' Court

First published in North West

A DRINK driver caught nearly three times over the legal limit has been banned from getting behind the wheel.

Christopher Brooks, of The Close, Atherton, admitted driving a BMW in Newbrook Road while having 101 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath – the legal limit is 35 microgrammes.

Brooks was fined £1,330, ordered to pay a £120 victim surcharge and £85 costs by Bolton magistrates.

He was disqualified from driving for two years.

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