A DRINK driver who was more than three times over the limit has been disqualified from getting behind the wheel for two years and four months.

Daniel Stott, of Telford Crescent, Leigh, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol in Hindley on January 16 when he appeared at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

When the 29-year-old was breathalysed, his sample registering a reading of 109 microgrammes in 100 millilitres of breathe.

The legal limit is 35 microgrammes.

He was also ordered to pay a victim services charge of £85 and court costs of £85.

The defendant was told his driving ban will be reduced by 28 weeks if he completes a course approved by the Secretary of State before September 16, 2019.