A DRINK driver from Dorset who was caught behind the wheel on the M3 has been banned.

Leba Jones, of Sea Road in Bournemouth, on Sunday, July 30, last year, drove a Toyota Rav 4 on the motorway in Basingstoke with 62 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath - the legal limit is 35.

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The 37-year-old pleaded guilty to the offence on Monday, January 29 at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court and magistrates banned Jones from driving for 17 months.

A fine of £364 must also be paid plus court costs of £400 and a surcharge fee of £146.