DRUG driver John Luke Redding has been disqualified from the road for 12 months.

Redding, 24, of Ellis Drive, Micheldever Station, was caught by officers in a black Audi A3 on Basingstoke Road, Kings Worthy, on October 30 last year, a court heard.

When tested for cannabis, his level was 7 microgrammes per litre of blood (µg/L) when the legal limit is 2.

Magistrates in Basingstoke banned him from driving for 12 months, fined him £120 with a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs.