A drink driver has been slapped with a 17-month driving ban.

Liam David Hood, 31, of Ceda Park, Whitehaven, pleaded guilty at West Cumbria Magistrates' Court on Friday to driving a BMW on Lowther Street in the town on May 19 while over the legal drink drive limit.

He was also fined £500, ordered to pay a £50 victim surcharge and £85 costs.