Booze ban expands to bus drivers

 Booze ban expands to bus drivers

Cars and bus on a road in Sakon Nakhon. Photo: nakhon100.

Drivers of buses and other forms of public transport who are suspected of having consumed alcohol will be prohibited from operating vehicles in 61 accident-prone areas nationwide during the New Year period, Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said Monday.

The ministry has set a target of reducing the rate of deaths and injuries on all forms of transport by at least 5% from last year’s statistics, he said. Thailand has one of the world’s worst road safety records.

Full story: Bangkok Post



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