A DRUG-DRIVER has been handed a three-year roads ban after he was caught out in a Hereford street.

Martin Smith admitted one count of driving while over the drug limit when he appeared before magistrates in Hereford in October.

The court heard from prosecutor Mark Hambling that the 61-year-old had been caught behind the wheel of a Renault Clio in St Clare's Court in Hereford on May 12.


An evidential blood test revealed he had 4.2 microgrammes of class B controlled drug cannabis product delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol per litre of blood. The legal limit is two microgrammes.

Smith, who is of Hever Road, Lower Bullingham, was disqualified from driving for 36 months and fined £120.

He was also ordered to pay prosecution costs of £100 and a £34 victim surcharge.

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