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113,960 drink drivers arrested and 2,991 vehicles seized in three

The number of drink drivers arrested by officials in the past three days since April 11 has jumped to 113,960 from almost 60,000 on the second day, said Colonel Sirichan Ngathong, deputy spokesperson of the National Council for Peace and Order, on Saturday. In the meantime, she said that officials had seized altogether 2,991 cars […]Read More

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Drink drivers to provide community service for disabled

More than 6,650 drivers are being forced to do community service for dangerous driving, mostly while intoxicated, over the New Year festival. Drink driving accounted for 90.3% of total cases, while other traffic violations included careless driving and driving under the influence of drugs, Probation Department chief Prasarn Mahaleetrakul said Monday. Full story: Bangkok Post […]Read More

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Transport Min launches “Thailand Smart Driver”

BANGKOK, 31st December 2017 (NNT) – The Ministry of Transport has launched the “Thailand Smart Driver” activity, aiming to reduce road fatalities during the long weekend. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith presided over the opening ceremony. The Thailand Smart Driver campaign strives to develop a culture of road safety in Thailand by encouraging motorists to follow […]Read More

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Youth detained for drink driving killing a traffic police officer

A 22-year-old youth was detained after he crashed his Toyota Yaris car into a security checkpoint on Phahonyothin road in Don Mueang area killing a traffic police officer on duty last night. He was later charged with drink driving, in addition to causing death and reckless driving, after blood alcohol test showed the amount of […]Read More