A MAN from Penarth was caught drink driving with a large amount of alcohol in his system.

Christopher Conway, 40, was caught at over three times the legal limit when police stopped him at Heol Y Brenin, near Penarth, on March 11.

Conway, of Penarth, was caught driving his Volkswagen Passat at 118 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath – the legal limit is 35.

Conway pleaded guilty to one charge of drink driving at Cardiff Magistrates on March 28.

He was banned from the roads for a total of 40 months and made to do 80 hours unpaid work.

Conway was also made to pay £85 costs and £114 surcharge.

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What is the UK law for drink driving?

The legal alcohol limit in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for driving is 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood or 35 micrograms of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath.