A PEEBLES man who admitted driving while under the influence of drugs has been banned from the road for 12 months at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Thirty-five-year-old David McGarva pleaded guilty to the offence which happened on the A703 road near Peebles on February 23.

He also pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis.

In addition to the disqualification, he was fined a total of £270.