A BASINGSTOKE man who failed to provide a specimen of breath for analysis has been banned from getting behind the wheel.

On Sunday, February 4, Christian Walker, of Meon Walk, when suspected of having driven a vehicle failed without reasonable excuse to provide a specimen of breath for analysis.

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The 23-year-old pleaded guilty to the offence at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, March 5.

Magistrates disqualified him from driving for 17 months and ordered a fine of £420 to be paid.

Court costs of £85 and a surcharge fee of £168 must also be paid.