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Sakon Nakhon road

Booze ban expands to bus drivers

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

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A road in Lamphun, northern Thailand

Government braces for New Year road accidents

AS MANY holidaymakers started their journeys to hometowns along congested highways across the country yesterday, Interior Minister Anupong Paochinda presided over the launch of a road-safety centre in Bangkok that aims to solve traffic problems and prevent road fatalities during the New Year holiday period.Anupong instructed the centre, operating

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