In three incidents last summer, the man drove his car into a tree, drove away from a police checkpoint and also drove away from the scene of an accident in which another vehicle was damaged.
During one incident his young daughter was with him in the car.
He was out driving despite having been given a lifetime ban.
The sentence is one of the stiffest ever handed out by magistrate Peter D'Hondt. The Prosecution Service had asked fora n even stiffer sentence.