• 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
    national
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:00
    Speeding, drunk driving remain biggest factors in road accidents
    A TOTAL of 378 lives were lost and 3,575 people were injured in road crashes during the first six days (April 11 to 16) of the Songkran holiday period’s seven-day monitoring period.
    national
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 03:00
    Drunk driving ‘a major cause’ of road accidents
    Police to look for more safety measures; may seek higher budget
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  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:39
    Over 10,000 vehicles seized from drunk drivers so far this Songkran
    The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and related authorities have seized a total of 10,099 vehicles from drunk drivers in the first five days (April 11-15) of monitoring road accidents over the Songkran holidays.
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  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 04:00
    Road accidents much higher than in 2017
    THE road death toll has reached 248, with 2,557 injured in 2,449 accidents during the first four days of the so-called seven dangerous Songkran days, the Road Safety Centre announced yesterday.
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  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:00
    The same old Songkran story
    Re: “Road accidents continue higher trend even as revellers defy heat to celebrate Songkran”, April 15, 2018, The Sunday Nation
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  • Sun, 15 Apr 2018 15:51
    Thousands of vehicles, licences seized in first four days of holiday period
    The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and related authorities seized a total of 7,067 vehicles from drunk drivers in the first four days (April 11-14) of monitoring road accidents over the Songkran holidays.
    national
  • Sun, 15 Apr 2018 01:00
    Road accidents continue higher trend even as revellers defy heat to celebrate Sonkgran
    EVEN AS police claimed to push stricter law enforcement to suppress crimes during the Songkran Festival, the increase in the number of accidents, injuries and deaths on the road on the third day of this year’s “seven dangerous days” of the Songkran holidays raised doubts whether the preventive measures are working.
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  • Sat, 14 Apr 2018 13:53
    2,991 vehicles seized for drunk driving in first three days of Songkran
    The authorities have seized 2,991 vehicles from drunk drivers in their first three days of monitoring road accidents over the Songkran holidays, an Army spokeswoman said on Saturday.
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  • Sat, 14 Apr 2018 01:00
    Longer holidays blamed for more road accidents
    Over a 1,000 people injured on first two days of Songkran celebrations
    national
  • Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:02
    39 killed, 461 injured on first day of Songkran
    A total of 477 road accidents were reported on Wednesday, the first day of the so-called seven dangerous days of Songkran, killing 39 people and injuring 461 others, the Road Safety Centre announced.
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  • Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:17
    Urgent call for blood donors in lead-up to Songkran
    The Thai Red Cross Society is calling on people to donate blood before the upcoming Songkran Festival, when supplies will be needed for life-saving medical services.
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