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Derby drink-drive duo Lawrence & Bennett spared jail as they get two-year driving ban

Derby County stars Mason Bennett and Tom Lawrence have been sentenced to 180 hours of community service and been banned from driving for two years after pleading guilty for drink-driving.

The pair were arrested in Allestree on Tuesday, September 24, at the scene of a crash and admitted guilt over charges of driving with excess alcohol and failing to stop for an accident.

On Tuesday, they were disqualified from driving for two years, given a 12-month community order each, instructed to carry out 180 hours of community service and instructed to pay £85 and £90 in a victim surcharge.