A TEENAGE drug driver has been banned from the road.

Thomas Farrow, of Maltings Road, Brightlingsea, was pulled over in Promenade Way in the town on August 12.

He was over the limit for delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol - a derivative of cannabis.

He admitted drug driving at Colchester Magistrates’ Court and was banned from driving for a year.

The 18-year-old was fined £253, must pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £30.