AN Alresford man has been banned from the road for drug driving.

Richard Alan Griffin, 41, was stopped by police officers on May 1 on the M3 at Winchester whilst he was driving an 18-reg Volkswagen Tiguan.

When tested he had an illegal amount of cannabis in his system, a court was told.

Griffin, of Brill Close, admitted the charge at Basingstoke Magistrates Court.

He was disqualified from driving for 12 months, fined £100 with a £30 victim surcharge and £40 costs.