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Tighter Road Safety Measures in Store for Thailand

The transport minister is poised to enforce strict control on the speed limit on highways and regulate school buses across the country in the interest of safety.

Transport Minister Sopon Sarum stated he has unveiled two urgent policies on road safety.

The policies are in accordance with the Transport Ministry’s mandate to decrease road accidents and to mark 2011 as the “Year of Road Safety”.

Sopon said his ministry will strictly control the maximum speed limit for vehicles on highways and regulate school vehicles nationwide, focusing on their overall conditions.

He added the age limit for school vehicle driving permits is under consideration.

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