A WITHAM motorcyclist has been fined and banned from driving after he was found to be over the drug driving limit.

Matthew Long, of Ness Walk, Witham, was seen driving recklessly towards the A12 before he was stopped by the police.

When appearing in court, Long admitted to driving a motor vehicle with a proportion of a specified controlled drug over the specified limit, and was fined a total of £855.

The 31-year-old was also banned from driving for 36 months for the offence, which took place on Thursday, May 26.