A BERKSHIRE man has been banned from getting behind the wheel after he was caught drink driving.

On Wednesday, November 22, last year, Jake Taylor, of Market Place in Newbury, drove a Vauxhall Astra in Salisbury Road, Andover.

He was found that he had 55 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath - the legal limit is 35.

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The 33-year-old pleaded guilty to the offence on Thursday, January 4.

During a hearing held at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on the same date magistrates disqualified him from driving for 15 months and ordered fine of £4,466 to be paid.

Court costs of £85 must also be paid.