Drug-driver spared road ban

A young motorist who took cocaine and cannabis before getting behind the wheel has been spared a road ban.

Monday, 25th January 2021, 2:06 pm
Updated Monday, 25th January 2021, 2:26 pm

Tara Smith, 22, of Newhaven Avenue, Leigh, appeared before Wigan justices to admit having illegal levels of both drugs in her system while at the wheel of a Ford Fiesta outside her house on July 8. The bench decided not to ban her, but put 10 points on her licence and fined her.

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court