• Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:00
    EV fires are easily prevented
    ELECTRIC-VEHICLE fires generate headlines, but accidents are easily prevented if the owners follow the manufacturers’ instructions on charging and equipment maintenance.
    Auto & Audio
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:51
    Saen Saeb Canal gets traffic sign test in effort to reduce boat accidents
    The Harbour Department will install traffic signs and lights on the Saen Saeb Canal as a pilot project to try to prevent boat accidents, a deputy department chief said on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
    Indian man fills potholes out of love for dead son
    Dadarao Bilhore smoothes the road surface, rests his shovel, looks to the sky and prays for his son, one of thousands of Indians killed every year in accidents caused by potholes.
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:45
    Fewer traffic accidents in Jakarta, thanks to odd-even policy: Police
    Traffic accidents in Jakarta have dropped 11 percent since the extended odd-even traffic policy was implemented on Aug. 1, according to the Jakarta Police.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 17:40
    Talkfest about ensuring better marine safety in Phuket
    A meeting was held on Tuesday morning at Chalong Pier, led by Navy chief of staff Admiral Pichet Tannaset, who said he was determined to follow through with measures that would ensure marine safety – better controlling tour boats in Phuket in order to prevent marine accidents.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:44
    Police raid 11 locations in probe into fatal boat accidents
    Police on Tuesday searched 11 locations linked to the two tour companies that are involved in two boat accidents in Phuket last week.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 14:37
    Tourism Ministry to pay Bt64 million in compensation to Phuket boat victims
    The Tourism Ministry will pay compensations worth Bt63.96 million from its accident fund to victims of two boats that sank in the Andaman Sea near Phuket on July 5, the permanent secretary said on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 12:26
    Seventeen more bodies plucked from Phuket sea, 39 still missing
    Navy sailors have located 17 more bodies from the sea off Phuket, raising the number of confirmed deaths in boat accidents to 18, while 39 Chinese tourists remain missing.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 02 Jul 2018 14:07
    Chachoengsao traffic chaos after six accidents involve 24 vehicles
    Traffic chaos reigned in Chachoengsao’s Muang district on Monday morning after 24 vehicles were involved in six accidents that saw six people injured, three of them severely, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
    Shed tears for those deserving
    Since the date of the last state execution, August 24, 2009, some four and a half million Thais have died from accidents and natural causes.
    your say
  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 18:00
    Phuket launches road safety drive
    A promotion has been launched at Phuket Wittayalai School in Phuket Town on Friday morning, hosted by Phuket’s Governor Norraphat Plodthong, with a target to decrease road accidents.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 May 2018 16:38
      Ikea recalls bikes over safety issues
    Home goods giant Ikea on Thursday announced a recall of its bicycles following a string of accidents caused by problems with the drive belt.
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:00
    Every day an ‘extremely dangerous day’ on roads
    The media have dubbed the Songkran holiday the “Seven Dangerous Days”, during which 418 were killed by road accidents this year, or about 60 per day.
    your say
  • Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:00
    Road deaths are for the poor
    Regarding Songkran road deaths, I am curious if anyone noticed that 79.85 per cent involved motorcycles and 7.17 per cent pickup trucks.
    your say
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:28
    418 die in Songkran road carnage
    This Songkran's casualties of 418 deaths and 3,897 injuries in 3,724 road accidents compared with last year’s figures of 390 deaths and 3,808 injuries in 3,690 road crashes, the Road Safety Centre said on Wednesday.
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