Hawick 36-year-old given road ban and unpaid work order for driving without insurance

Driving without insurance has led to a 36-year-old man being banned from the road.

By Court Reporter
Thursday, 20th February 2020, 5:26 pm
Updated Thursday, 20th February 2020, 5:29 pm
Charles Street in Hawick.
Charles Street in Hawick.

Christopher Mulholland, pleaded guilty at Jedburgh Sheriff Court to committing that offence in Charles Street in Hawick on November 8.

Mulholland, of Princes Street in Hawick, also admitted driving with no L-plates despite only being a provisional licence holder.

Mulholland had his driving licence endorsed with seven penalty points and, as he already had six on it, he was disqualified from driving for six months under the totting-up procedure, as well as being ordered to carry out 70 hours’ unpaid work as part of a community payback order.

He also pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine at Hawick police station and was sentenced to 70 hours’ unpaid work for that too but to run concurrently.