A DRINK-DRIVER who was more than twice the limit has been banned for 19 months.

Tamas Ecsedi, aged 29, of High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, pleaded guilty to the offence at Cheltenham Magistrates Court on November 6.

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He was stopped by police in his car on the A40 London Road, Cheltenham, on October 23 this year.

The court heard how Ecsedi was found to have 72 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, the legal limit being 35 micrograms.

Ecsedi was banned from driving for 19 months and ordered to pay costs of £470.