A man has been handed 200 hours of unpaid work for driving while he was disqualified.

Kevin Dover, of Wheeler End in Chinnor, appeared at Northamptonshire Magistrates’ Court on July 27.

The court heard that on July 1 he drove a vehicle on the A43 near Towcester while he was disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence.

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The 43-year-old was handed a community order by the court which will see him carry out 200 hours of unpaid work during the next 12 months.

He was also made to pay a victim surcharge of £114, costs of £85 and was disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 16 months.

Under the law, if you are disqualified for 56 days or more you must apply for a new licence before driving again.


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This story was written by Sophie Perry. She joined the team in 2021 as a digital reporter.

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