A MOTORIST was banned from the road after being caught drug driving.

Christian John Doyle admitted that he committed the offence, on Boxing Day, when he appeared in the dock at South Cumbria Magistrates' Court.

The 28-year-old was said to have had a breakdown of cannabis in his system when driving on Rawlinson Street in Barrow.

Doyle, of Broadfield in Troutbeck Bridge, was banned from driving for 12 months.

He was also fined £250 for the offence.