A MAN has been handed a four-year driving ban after he was caught at more than three-and-a-half times the drink drive limit.

Bernard Kuzdralinski, aged 59, was accused of driving a a motor vehicle on the A35 Puddletown Bypass on November 3 last year with 128 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

The legal limit 35 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

Kuzdralinski, whose address was given as Headswell Avenue, Bournemouth, appeared at Weymouth Magistrates' Court for sentencing on Thursday, January 20, having admitted a charge of drink driving at a previous hearing.

He also pleaded guilty to driving without a licence and using a motor vehicle without insurance.

The bench handed the defendant a 12-month community order with a requirement to carry out 250 hours of unpaid work and take part in up to 10 days of rehabilitation activity requirement.

He was disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 48 months and ordered to pay a £95 surcharge and £85 costs.

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