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Driving ban for woman three times over the drink-drive limit

A 27 year old Yate woman who was caught at the wheel while more than three times over the drink-drive limit on a busy Gloucester roundabout has been banned from the roads for 25 months.

Samantha Temple of Maple Walk, Yate, was also ordered to pay £410 in fines, costs and surcharges by Cheltenham Magistrates on Sept 1st.

She pleaded guilty to driving a Vauxhall Astra on Walls Roundabout and Corinium Way, Gloucester, on 27th July this year with 110microgrammes of alcohol on her breath. The legal limit is 35mcgs.

The magistrates fined her £291 and ordered her to pay £85 costs and a £34 surcharge. She was told that she can reduce her driving ban by 190 days if she passes an approved driving course costing up to £250 by 26th Jan 2022.

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