A motorist has lost her licence after drinking two shandies described it as a ‘serious error of judgement’.
Stroud Magistrates’ Court heard how, Erika Bottyan, hadn’t planned to drive but she gave in to her sons unwillingness to walk home from a party, so drove her vehicle and clipped another car.
Police were called to the scene after Bottyan, collided with a ‘badly parked’ car and police were called.
A breath test at a nearby police station revealed a reading of 69 micrograms of alcohol in 100 militres of breath almost double the legal limit.
Bottyan, admitted a charge of drink driving.
Magistrates’ banned her from driving for 12 months, which could be reduced to nine months on successful completion of a drink driver rehabilitation course.