Boxing Day drink costs driver his job
A MAN who went for a Boxing Day drink lost his job after he had one too many.
Police were alerted after Andrew Saunders, 56,left his workplace in Avonmouth to drive home on December 26.
He was pulled over by police in the road he lived and breathylysed.
Saunders pleaded guilty at Bristol Magistrates' Court to drink driving.
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May Li, prosecuting, said his red Citreon C1 was stopped by police in Bourne Close in Kingswood and he was found to have 57mg of alcohol in 100ml of breath. The legal limit is 35.
Paul Whitcliffe, defending, said it had been a "salutary" lesson as Saunders had lost his job as a recovery driver because he had "one too many."
Saunders, of Bourne Close, Kingswood, was banned from driving for a year, fined £91, and must pay £85 costs and a £15 victim surcharge.