Shropshire Star

Driving ban and huge court bill for lorry driver found with three times limit of cannabis in blood

A lorry driver has been banned for a year and handed a court bill of more than £1,300 after being found with more than three times the legal limit of cannabis in his system.

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David Ball was stopped at the wheel of a white Scania lorry in Hereford on November 25, 2023 and found to have 6.6 mcg per litre of Delta-9-tetrahydrocannibinol in his blood, when the limit is two.

Ball, aged 49, of Old Bowling Green Close, Tenbury Wells, pleaded guilty when he appeared at Hereford Magistrates Court on Wednesday .