Almost 6,000 drivers have licences torn up because they cannot SEE the road properly

Almost 6,000 drivers have licences torn up because they cannot SEE the road properlyNumber of motorists banned from driving for poor eyesight jumps 10 per cent in a yearLabour MP Meg Munn calls for 'robust measures' to ensure road safety In 2010 poor eyesight caused 2,874 road accident causalities By Matt Chorley, Mailonline Political Editor PUBLISHED: 10:53 GMT, 29 December 2012 | UPDATED: 10:53 GMT, 29 December 2012 Almost 6,000 drivers have been banned from the road because they cannot see properly, new figures show. The number of licences revoked or blocked soared by 10 per cent higher in 2011, amid growing fears about the eyesight of thousands of people who climb behind the wheel. Officials tore up 5,285 licences for cars and motorbikes and 685 lorry and bus drivers last year because holders could not pass a standard eye test