A SOUTHAMPTON man has been banned from the road after being caught driving with no insurance.

Nuno Miguel Capinha Da Cruz, 33, was in a 10-reg Peugeot 207 when checked by officers in Newcombe Road, Polygon, on July 5 last year, a court heard.

Da Cruz, of Beechmont Road, Bassett, pleaded guilty under the single justice procedure at Basingstoke Magistrates Court.

He was disqualified for six months because of repeat offending and fined £288 with a £34 victim surcharge and £90 costs.