Language barrier led t mtring ffence

PUBLISHED: 11:52 21 February 2008 | UPDATED: 22:01 03 May 2010

A LANGUAGE prblem led t banned mtrist Carls Dias getting back behind the wheel f his car a year early, magistrates were tld. Dias was banned fr 20 mnths back in March 2007 - s shuld have stayed ff the rads until Nvember 2008. But plice caug

A LANGUAGE prblem led t banned mtrist Carls Dias getting back behind the wheel f his car a year early, magistrates were tld.

Dias was banned fr 20 mnths back in March 2007 - s shuld have stayed ff the rads until Nvember 2008.

But plice caught Dias driving in Ely n February 3, because he thught he was allwed back n the rad last Nvember.

Dias, 34, f Twer Curt, Ely, appeared befre city magistrates n Thursday, when he admitted driving while disqualified and withut insurance.

"He was nt assisted by an interpreter n the day f his curt hearing, and thught his ban ended last Nvember," said slicitr Michael Judkins. "He was n a rutine jurney when seen driving by plice."

Dias was rdered t carry ut 60 hurs f unpaid wrk, six pints were endrsed n his driving recrd, and he must pay £60 csts.

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