Babyshambles man banned from sitting in the front of cars

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Pete Doherty has been ordered to go to Cheltenham Crown Court on October 2 to enter official pleas for a drink-driving offence.

The Babyshambles frontman was appearing at Cheltenham Magistrates Court this morning (August 11) for committal proceedings for the case. He was arrested on June 11 after being stopped for driving erratically in Gloucester in the early hours.

Doherty had admitted to drug possession and driving without a license or insurance, but denied dangerous driving, reports Thisisgloucestershire.co.uk.

Judge Joti Boparai said that as well as entering a plea for the drink-driving charge on October 2, a provisional trial date for the case would be decided then. The singer and guitarist may also be sentenced for other charges.

Doherty confessed to an unrelated driving offence at today’s hearing. He was fined a total of £515 for failing to inform police of who was driving the Jaguar he was in when an offence was committed last November.

His curfew, which had restricted him from leaving his Wiltshire home between 7pm (BST) and 7am was lifted. However, under new rules he is now not permitted to travel in the front seat of any vehicle.

Pete Doherty is set to play at the V Festival, which takes place on August 22-23.