Drug driver caught behind the wheel while more than twice specified limit faces Burnley magistrates
A drug driver, who had more than twice the specified limit of cannabis in his system, has been fined £229.
Basharat Ali (51) was caught on Queen Victoria Road, Burnley, on August 3rd.
The defendant gave a test which revealed 4.7 microgrammes of delta-9- tetrahydrocannabinol per litre of blood. The limit is two microgrammes.
Ali, of Farrer Street, Nelson, admitted driving when the proportion of a controlled drug exceeded the specified limit, at Burnley Magistrates Court.
He must pay a victim surcharge of £32 and £85 costs and was banned for a year.