3 Year Ban For Drink Driver With Rare Personality Disorder
A court has dealt with a drink driver who claimed he needed to drink to deal with a rare personality disorder.
The driver, Peter Strandring was assessed by medics as suffering from Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder.
Following his guilty plea to drink driving the court were assisted by a probation report that stated: “It would appear that the reasons why he behaves in this manner is due to poor emotional control.
“He needs alcohol when his emotions are overwhelming him.”
When breathalysed Strandring gave a reading of 98mg of alcohol per 100ml of breath. The current drink driving limit in England & Wales is 35mg.
The Magistrates banned him from driving for 3 years coupled with a community order for 12 months including 25 days rehabilitative activities.
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Caught Drink Driving is part of Millars Solicitors who are a specialist firm of road traffic and drink driving solicitors who represent motorists all over the country.
Formed by Carl Millar, Millars Solicitors has adopted his dogged tenacity and exacting technical understanding of motoring law. Before starting Millars Solicitors, Carl was employed as the head of department for some of the most high profile motoring law firms in the country. He is a member of the Society of Motoring Lawyers and has an enviable nationwide reputation for the results he gets for his clients.
Through representing a wide range of people you will find Carl and his team very approachable and never judgemental. Their advice is straightforward and will leave no stone unturned in pursuing all available defences in presenting your case.
If you have been caught drink driving you can contact Carl today on 0800 99 5535 or your can send a confidential email by clicking here. If you need to speak to a drink driving solicitor out of office hours than please call the 24 hour emergency line on 07855 806119.
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