A HAMPSHIRE woman was was nearly four times the drink drive limit when stopped in Alresford, a court heard.

Elizabeth Anne Cornes, 51, was in a 56-reg Jeep when intercepted by police in Salisbury Road on March 29.

Her alcohol reading was 134 microgrammes in 100 millilitres of breath, when the legal limit is 35.

Cornes, of Preshaw near Kilmeston, was disqualified from driving for 33 months, fined £475 with an £85 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

She must participate in a drink impaired drivers programme for 14 days.

Her ban will be cut by 251 days if she passes an approved driving course.