A Hakin man has been fined for speeding at Carmarthen.

Ben Nicholas, of Wellington Road, exceeded the 70mph speed limit while driving a Kia Sportage on the A40 at Nantyci Showground on December 30,2018. He was recorded at 80mph.

The 32-year-old was fined £120 by Llanelli magistrates court and ordered to pay a £30 victim surcharge and £85 costs. His driving record was also endorsed by three penalty points.

Nicholas did not attend the hearing and the case was proven in his absence.