A DRUG driver has been banned from the road.

Jon-joe James Verity, 27, admitted that he had cannabis in his system when he drove on the A590 near Haverthwaite on April 29.

The defendant, of Binfold Croft in Kirkby Lonsdale, also admitted possessing cannabis.

At South Cumbria Magistrates' Court, he was banned from driving for 14 months.