A DRUG driver has been banned from the road for three years.

Benjamin Simon Beddoes was convicted of drink driving after he was found to have been twice the legal threshold for a breakdown of cocaine.

The 27-year-old, of Fell Street in Ulverston, admitted that he drove having taken the drug on January 22 when he appeared at South Cumbria Magistrates' Court.

He had 100 microgrammes of benzoylecgonine in a litre of blood and was fined £200 on top of the disqualification