Rochdale woman banned from driving for two years after string of driving offences

Date published: 09 April 2021


A Rochdale woman has been banned from driving for two years after a committing a number of driving offences.

Billy Jo Cartwright, 21, appeared at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court on 31 March where she was banned from driving for two years and must take a re-test.

The Crown Prosecution Service later confirmed Cartwright, who was more than twice the legal limit, had taken a Range Rover without the owner's consent before driving it dangerously on the M62 slip road at Birch Service

s on 16 January. Damage was caused to the vehicle.

Cartwright had pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicle taking, dangerous driving, using a vehicle without insurance and driving whilst above the alcohol limit.

She was also sentenced to an 18-month community order, 120 hours’ unpaid work, a 20 day rehabilitation activity requirement, and a two-month curfew.

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