A ROMSEY man has been banned from the road for more than one year for drink driving. 

Thomas Perkins, of Minchin Road, was caught on Friday, March 29 in Ganger Farm Road, a court heard. 

Perkins, 30, had 64 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath when the legal limit is 35. 

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He pleaded guilty at Southampton Magistrates Court on Thursday, April 25. 

His driving ban of 17 months can be reduced by 17 weeks if Perkins completes a course by March 28 next year. 

The Romsey man also must pay a £500 fine, costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £200, to be paid by May 23.