Peugeot driver admits dangerous driving on A34

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The offence took place on the A34

The offence took place on the A34

A woman will be sentenced next month for driving dangerously on the A34 while twice the drink drive limit.

Sarah Thompson, 33, was behind the wheel of a 57-plate Peugeot 207 on the dual carriageway on New Year’s Day when she drove the car dangerously.

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Tests showed she was also over the alcohol limit, blowing 88mcgs of alcohol in 100ml of breath. The legal limit is 35mcgs.

Appearing before Oxford Crown Court on Wednesday, Thompson, of High Street, Standlake, admitted dangerous driving and drink driving.

Judge Nigel Daly bailed her to return to court on June 23 for sentence. He ordered a pre-sentence report.

The maximum penalty for dangerous driving is two years’ imprisonment. The offence carries a mandatory roads ban.

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