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MetiNews.Com - Adrian Plumb has been disqualified from driving for four years
Breaking News ! A man who lost control of his car while driving in Cambridge city centre was found to be more than three times over the drink drive limit. Adrian Plumb, 53, was driving a white Smart car when he lost control and collided with a pedestrian crossing on Queen Edith’s Way at about midday on Monday (27 July). He provided a breath sample in custody, which gave a reading of 108 micrograms of alcohol in 100ml of breath – more than three times the legal drink drive limit of 35 micrograms. Queen Edith's Way, Cambridge (Image: Google maps) During a virtual appearance at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday (July 29) he pleaded guilty to drink driving, driving without insurance and driving whilst disqualified. Plumb, of Bramley Avenue, Melbourn was given a 12-week sentence, suspended for two years. He must complete 240 hours unpaid work and pay a £233 fine.
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PC James Bayer said: “Plumb was lucky there was no one on the crossing at the time of the collision. “There is no excuse for driving whilst under the influence of alcohol.” For more information about drink or drug driving, the law and the dangers it can cause, visit www.cambs.police.uk/drinkdrugdriving