Student who could not afford a taxi given drink driving ban
Student Darnell Humes learnt a hard lesson in drink driving after running into trouble because he could not afford a taxi.
Nottingham magistrates heard that he was spotted driving his Fiat Punto at 70mph along Clifton Boulevard, where there is a 50mph limit.
Daniel Pietryka, prosecuting, said: "Police thought the vehicle was going in excess of the speed limit.
"The vehicle was stopped shortly afterwards and officers smelt alcohol coming from the defendant," he added.
Nottingham Trent University student Humes, 20, told police that he had his last drink at 10pm, more than four... read more
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