• Thursday, August 11, 2022

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M1 road crash that killed eight Indians prompts calls to block legal loophole

By: Sarwar Alam

One of the UK’s worst road accidents that killed eight Indians last year has prompted calls from a road charity to block a legal loophole which keeps employers in the dark about dangerous drivers. The road safety charity Brake called on the government to urgently address the issue of transport companies not being automatically told about a driver whose driving licence has been revoked. Two truck drivers, Ryszard Masierak and David Wagstaff, were jailed last month for causing the deaths of Nottingham-based Keralite minibus driver Cyriac Joseph and seven of his passengers – all Indians – in August 2017. Ryszard…

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