MP backs Cassie's law

Cassie McCord
Cassie McCord Credit: ITV Anglia

Ipswich MP Ben Gummer is backing Cassies Law a campaign aimed at changing the driving laws following the death of a schoolgirl from Essex.

It calls for police to be allowed to suspend motorists who they feel are unfit to drive.

Sixteen-year-old Cassie McCord died after a car driven by an 87-year-old mounted the pavement in Colchester and hit her. Two days before police had tried to convince the driver not to take the wheel.

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