M1 minibus crash 'laid bare loophole' in licence laws

M1 minibus crash 'laid bare loophole' in licence laws
 

A fatal minibus crash on the M1 "laid bare the loophole" where employers are not automatically told of drivers losing their licence, a charity said.
Eight minibus occupants were killed in the crash in August caused by two lorry drivers - one of whom had lost their HGV licence 37 days earlier.
Road charity Brake said the government should "urgently" look at the law.
The Department for Transport denied there was a "loophole" and said it was an issue between employer and employee.
Seven Indian tourists and Nottingham-based minibus driver Cyriac Joseph were killed... read more

 
15 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 155
Source: BBC
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