Carlisle drink-driver's excuse for failing to give breath sample
A suspected drink driver refused to give a breath sample at Carlisle's police HQ, telling officers: "It's because of my anxiety."
But that explanation cut no ice with magistrates, who gave 31-year-old Bryan Donald a 36-month driving ban, along with a £200 fine, £85 prosecution costs, and a £30 victim surcharge.
He admitted failing to provide a specimen for analysis.
At Carlisle's magistrates' court, prosecutor John Moran said that police became suspicious when officers saw Donald trying to move his car on a street in the city on December 27.
"It became clear that he was under... read more
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