Dartford drink-driver banned for 20 months
PUBLISHED: 11:54 04 March 2015 | UPDATED: 11:54 04 March 2015
Guntis Svikulis was almost twice the legal limit
A drink-driver has been banned for 20 months after being caught at almost twice the legal limit.
Guntis Svikulis, of Hook Green Lane, Dartford, had a breath test reading of 79 microgrammes of alcohol in 100ml of breath – compared with the legal limit of 35 microgrammes - when he was stopped by police in Mount Pleasant Road on February 1.
The 47-year-old admitted drink-driving at Dartford and Gravesham Magistrates’ Court. On top of his ban, he was fined £320 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £32 victim surcharge.
His ban will be reduced to 15 months if he attends a rehabilitation course.