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Driver, 21, was over the limit
10:00am Thursday 3rd January 2013 in News
A 21-year-old who offered to drive his friends the short distance home after an evening at his parents’ house, was over the drink-drive limit, Skipton magistrates were told.
Luke Rozycki-Marshall was stopped by police at 4am on December 15 on the B6160 at Bolton Abbey. A roadside breath test was positive and he was taken to Skipton Police Station where he was found to have 57 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, the legal limit is 35.
It was also discovered that he was not insured to drive the Volkswagen Golf.
Rozycki-Marshall, of St Ian’s Croft, Addingham, admitted drink driving and driving without insurance.
In mitigation, John Kelly said Rozycki-Marshall had no previous convictions and was a hard working young man.
He was banned from driving for 15 months and was fined £300. For driving without insurance, he was fined £100 and his licence was endorsed. He was also ordered to pay costs of £85 and a victims surcharge of £30.