Countess banned from getting behind the wheel due to repeat offending
PUBLISHED: 07:00 14 September 2018
A countess has received a £500 fine after using her phone while driving a Porsche through Welwyn Hatfield.
Countess Anna Karin Yarborough appeared at Stevenage Magistrates’ Court on August 30.
She was found guilty of using a mobile phone while driving a Porsche on September 3 last year.
The 54-year-old, of Brocklesby Park, Grimsby, was travelling on the southbound carriageway of the A1(M) between Junctions 6 for Welwyn and Junction 4 for Hatfield when she was caught.
In addition to the fine of £500, Yarborough was ordered to pay victim services £50.
She has been banned from driving for six months.
Magistrates noted how a disqualification was obligatory for the offence “due to repeat offending”.
Six penalty points were also issued.