• Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:32
    Plan to ban alcohol on Thai New Year
    No alcoholic beverages will be sold on April 13, the traditional Thai New Year, if the Alcohol Control Committee’s (ACC) proposal is approved.
    national
  • Sun, 13 Jan 2019 13:20
    Japan plans to draw up guidelines for underwater drones
    The government plans to draw up guidelines for underwater drones by fiscal 2020, reflecting the need for rules to prevent accidents as the use of such vehicles by the private sector is expected to increase, according to sources. 
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 13:00
    Hunt for driver after two hit-and-run fatalities in Pathum Thani
    Police are searching for a hit-and-run SUV driver, believed to be from Myanmar, who killed two people in separate accidents only 500 metres apart in Pathum Thani's Klong Luang district early on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:59
    463 die in New Year crashes
    A total of 463 people died and 3,892 others were wounded in 3,791 road accidents over the New Year holiday's so-called seven dangerous days (December 27-January 2), the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department’s Road Safety Centre announced.
    national
  • Wed, 02 Jan 2019 20:00
    Fewer accidents, but death toll up this year
    Though the number of road accidents is lower this year compared to the “seven dangerous days” last year, drunk driving and speeding remain the key contributing factors in crashes and account for most of the arrests, Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda said on Wednesday.
    national
  • Tue, 01 Jan 2019 15:24
    Drunk driving and speeding top road toll of 2,761 accidents in five days
    The 2,761 road accidents nationwide over the first five days of the New Year holidays have claimed 314 lives and maimed 2,848 others, Public Health Ministry deputy permanent secretary Dr Prapon Tangsrikertikul said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:54
    Death toll rises to 236 in first four “dangerous” days
    A total of 236 people were killed and 2,265 others injured in 2,194 road accidents over the first four days of the New Year holiday period’s “seven dangerous days”, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department’s Road Safety Centre (Thai RSC) reported on Monday.
    national
  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 01:00
    Groups want liquor sellers to be held accountable
    CIVIL SOCIETY has demanded that bars and restaurants take responsibility for alcohol-related road accidents, emphasising that it is high time law-enforcers dust off a long-ignored law.
    national
  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 01:00
    Road deaths higher in first three days
    ROAD ACCIDENTS claimed 182 lives during the first three of the so-called “seven dangerous days” associated with New Year celebrations.
    national
  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 12:34
    Road death toll rises to 98 on first two days of New Year holiday clampdown
    The death toll from road accidents in the first two days of the “Seven Dangerous Days” of the New Year holidays has risen to 98, while 1,024 others were injured nationwide, the transport minister said on Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 01:00
    Slaughter on the roads
    Thailand has seen a decline in deaths caused by traffic accidents over the past five years. However, it is still ranked high globally in terms of road casualties related to motorcycles.
    national
  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 16:30
    Forty-two killed, more than 400 injured on first day of holiday
    Forty-two people were killed and 432 injured in 420 road accidents on the first of New Year holiday period’s “seven dangerous days” (December 27-January 2), the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department’s Road Safety Centre (Thai RSC) reported on Friday.
    national
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    60 deaths a day still a stain on improved road toll ranking
    THAILAND has seen fewer road casualties this year but remains the world’s ninth-most dangerous nation when road accidents are in the picture, according to a report compiled by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
    national
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
    Big thrust, little safety: Why Indonesia planes keep crashing
    With 40 fatal accidents over the past 15 years, the country is under spotlight again 
    opinion
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 09:30
    Thai roads need central barriers to minimise impact of accidents: experts
    Thai roads need central barriers to minimise impacts from road accidents, experts have told a seminar.
    national
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