Fife man admitted driving while disqualified

A Fife man who admitted driving while disqualified has been banned from driving for four years and ordered to carry out 200 hours of community service.

Monday, 3rd May 2021, 9:52 am
Updated Monday, 3rd May 2021, 10:13 am

James Small, of Keith Drive, Glenrothes appeared before Sheriff Keith O’Mahoney at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

Small, 46, admitted on April 1, 2021 on various roads namely Windygates Road, Leven and elsewhere, he drove a car while disqualified.

The Procurator Fiscal Depute told the court: “The accused was observed by police driving on the Windygates Road and they became aware he was a disqualified driver. They saw the accused leave the vehicle, walk away and observed as he threw the car keys into a bush. The accused was apprehended.”

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The case called at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court recently.

Small’s defence lawyer told the court his client had mental health difficulties and that he had tendered a plea at the earliest opportunity.

Sheriff O’Mahoney disqualified him from driving for four years and ordered him to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work.

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