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Drunk motorcyclist flagged down police
5:20am Friday 18th May 2012 in Travel
A MOTORCYCLIST flagged down the police after he skidded off the road and then refused to give a breath test when officers suspected he had been drinking.
Shortly afterwards he flagged down a police car and officers asked him to perform a breath test after smelling alcohol on his breath following the incident on May 1, prosecutor Emma Currie said.
When he refused he was charged with failing to give a sample of breath to which he pleaded guilty. Hastings, 38, of Mortimer Close, Totton, said he was in shock having come off his bike and had only drunk two pints of shandy that night.
He was given a £110 fine, ordered to pay £85 costs and a £15 victim surcharge and was disqualified from driving for a year.
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