Woman caught drink-driving twice in two weeks

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A WOMAN admitted driving her car while over the alcohol limit twice in two weeks.

Claire Burn was caught driving her Ford Ka while over the drink-drive limit on Tuesday, December 16, on Durham Road, and on Monday, December 29, along Hylton Road, Sunderland Magistrates’ Court heard.

Burn, 41, of Tarn Drive, Grangetown, admitted two charges of driving with excess alcohol.

Magistrates adjourned the case until Wednesday, January 28, for pre-sentence reports to be prepared.

Burn was banned from driving immediately and released on bail.

The length of the ban will be decided when she is sentenced.