HUNDREDS of motorists have had their driving licence revoked after failing roadside eye tests under new police powers, new figures have shown.
Cassie McCord, 16, died in 2011 from serious head injuries when 87-year-old Colin Horsfall lost control of his vehicle in Colchester, Essex.
It later emerged he had failed a police eyesight test days earlier but a legal loophole meant he was allowed to continue driving.
Her mother, Jackie Rason, campaigned for a change in the law and this eventually led to the introduction of new powers - popularly known as Cassie's Law - which allowed the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) to revoke licences more quickly.
Figures obtained by the Press Association under the Freedom of Information Act show that since the powers were introduced in 2013, police f...