Learner superviser fined and banned

A COURT heard yesterday how police stopped a car and breathalysed the front seat passenger.


Construction worker, Adam Pritchard, was supervising the learner driver, the sheriff at Wick was told.

Pritchard, 35, of 13c Ormlie Road, Thurso, admitted being in charge of the car with excess alcohol in Queen's Terrace,

Thurso on February 18.. He was fined 200 and banned for two months.

Tests revealed that the first offender had a breath-alcohol level of 50mgs - more than twice the legal limit of 22mgs