Ban for scooter driver three times over limit

A man who rode an electric scooter while three times the liquor limit has been banned from the road for 25 months.

Thursday, 8th April 2021, 3:13 pm
Updated Thursday, 8th April 2021, 3:33 pm

A man who rode an electric scooter while three times the liquor limit has been banned from the road for 25 months.

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Robert Rowley, 34, of Marshall Street, Leigh, was stopped by police on Sandringham Drive on December 3 and breathalysed, Wigan justices heard. He gave a reading of 104 microgrammes of alcohol in 100ml of breath (the legal limit is 35). Rowley admitted drug-driving, being uninsured and not having a licence. He can reduce his ban to 25 weeks if he takes a course for drink-drivers. Costs, a victim services surcharge and fine mean he has £300 to pay.

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court