• Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:57
    Smart license to be introduced
    The Department of Land Transport (DLT) plans to launch a smart driver’s licence system that links with a smart phone application so that motorists no longer have to carry the actual cards.
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:00
    Bus driver gets four-year jail term over passenger deaths
    A Thai bus driver, who reportedly drove under drug influence and crashed his company’s chartered double-decker coach at a downhill curve in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Wang Nam Khieo district on March 22 resulting in 18 passenger deaths and 32 injuries, has been sentenced to a four-year-and-one-month jail term and his driver’s licence permanently revoked.
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 01:00
    Unlicensed drivers not the cause of chaos on Thai roads
    Re: “Driver’s licence just a scrap of paper in Thailand”, Have Your Say, August 24.
    your say
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 01:00
    Driver’s licence just a scrap of paper in Thailand
    Once more a government in Thailand is trying to implement harsh punishment on “illegal” drivers to compensate for all the years of allowing untrained, undisciplined and reckless drivers onto the public highways. I hate to have to tell the officials, but a licence in this country doesn’t make for a better driver.
    your say
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:41
    Hospital drafting health guidelines for road safety
    Bangkok’s Nopparat Rajathanee Hospital is formulating “Fit For Drive” health guidelines for driver’s licence applications to boost road safety.
  • Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:34
    Driver’s licence health rules to become stricter
    The Department of Land Transport (DLT) is preparing a ministerial regulation to prohibit those with five health issues from obtaining a driver’s licence.
  • Tue, 06 Sep 2016 01:00
    Private driving schools ‘will be mandatory’
    PRIVATE schools may become responsible for the training and testing of people who apply for driver’s licences over the next two years under a proposal being considered by the Department of Land Transport (DLT).
  • Thu, 24 Mar 2016 01:00
    Fatal crash driver may have licence permanently revoked
    The Land Transport Department may permanently revoke the driver’s licence of Jenpop Weeraporn, who crashed his Mercedes-Benz into another vehicle killing two passengers in Ayutthaya on March 13, if his driving is deemed dangerous, the head police investig
  • Sun, 10 Jan 2016 01:00
    Driving licence of ‘DJ Keng’ impounded
    THE driver’s licence of 35-year-old former disc jockey Pattarasak “DJ Keng” Tiemprasert, who notoriously shot to fame overnight on Thai social media after his January 8 car crash incident went viral, has been seized for 60 days by police and he faces the
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