Yaxley drink driver banned from drinking alcohol for four months after being caught more than four times over the limit

A drink driver has been banned from drinking alcohol for four months after being caught more than four times over the limit.

Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 5:00 am

Mark Claypole (43) of Main Street, Yaxley, was given the 120 day alcohol abstinence order at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court after he admitted drink driving.

THe court heard he was caught driving a Nissan Qashqai on London Road in Peterborough on October 27 last year.

He gave a reading of 338 milligrams of alcohol in 100ml of blood - the legal limit is 80 milligrams.

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Along with the alcohol abstinence order, Claypole was given a 20 week jail term, suspended for 24 months, and was ordered to take part in a 30 day rehabilitation activity requirement.

He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £128, and disqualified from driving for 36 months.