A DRINK driver has been banned from the roads for 16 months after getting behind the wheel of a car whilst nearly four times the booze limit.

Mark Wilson, 30, committed the offence around 1.15am on Dalrymple Street and West Blackhall Street on August 14.

Wilson, of John Street, was recorded as having 82mcg of alcohol in 100ml of breath.

He has also been ordered to complete 65 hours of unpaid work.