'Foolish' drink-driver banned after moving his car when his tyre was slashed
A dad-of-four moved his car to a safer spot after a tyre was slashed but the 100-metre journey led to a two year driving ban.
Roofer Peter Slater failed a breath test after police saw his car "swerving all over the road" at 11.05pm on October 2 in Hucknall, said Marjorie Kirkham-Smith, prosecuting.
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Neil O'Sullivan, mitigating, told Nottingham Magistrates' Court on Tuesday that Slater had been drinking with a friend and did not intend to drive. "At 11pm, he checked the vehicle and found a slashed rear... read more
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