Falkirk court hears drug driver thought he could keep his licence

Matthew Donald (48) appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday having pleaded guilty to driving while under the influence of cannabis.

By Court Reporter
Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 12:08 pm
Updated Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 12:08 pm

Donald, 115 Roystonhill, Glasgow, was caught on the M80 near Haggs on May 19 last year and gave a reading of 4.2 microgrammes of cannabis per litre of blood, when the legal limit is two microgrammes.

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He asked to keep his driver’s licence because of “special circumstances” in his case.

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Donald tested positive for cannabis

Sheriff Derek Livingston deferred sentence until July 14 and made him subject to an interim driving ban.