• Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:30
    Drunk driving ‘biggest cause for road accidents’ this Songkran
    Songkran’s “Seven Dangerous Days” saw the number of drunk driving soar to 12,192, with Bangkok having the highest number of inebriated drivers at 727, Probation Department chief Prasarn Mahaleetrakul said on Thursday.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    Fantasy ads and grim reality
    With Thailand’s outrageous per-capita road death toll each year, it is time that car manufacturers did a reality check on their television advertising.
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  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 19:30
    Thailand’s roads still among most deadly, although ranking improves: WHO
    Thailand’s roads remain among the deadliest in the world, but the Kingdom has dropped from its previous No-2 position to eighth, behind a collection of smaller African states and other undeveloped countries.
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 17:30
    Thailand to adopt Japanese road safety
    In an effort to reduce the country’s shameful road death toll, the Ministry of Transport says it has started to implement some of Japan’s road safety measures in Thailand.
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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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  • 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.
  • Sat, 14 Apr 2018 13:55
    Songkran death toll reaches 188, with 1,934 injuries after three days
    The accumulated road death toll for the first three days of the so-called seven dangerous Songkran days rose to 188 at the end of Friday, the Road Safety Centre announced on Saturday.
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  • Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:30
    Road deaths, injuries up for first 2 days of Songkran
    In just the first two days of the Songkran holiday’ “seven-day dangerous period” from April 11-17, a total of 99 people have been killed in traffic accidents, with another 1,085 injured.
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  • Mon, 26 Mar 2018 01:00
    Points system won’t solve horrific road death toll
    There has been unusual interest in highway safety recently. Now the police plan to use a points system used in other countries such as the United States.
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  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 14:10
    New Year road death toll peaks at 423
    The seven-day monitoring period for road accidents during the New Year holidays ended Wednesday with 423 deaths and 4,005 injuries in 3,841 accidents, Deputy Interior Minister Sutee Markboon said on Thursday.
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  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 15:45
    Road deaths down on day one of holidays as enforcement steps up
    As Thai holidaymakers journeyed to their hometowns for the annual New Year Festival with accompanying high traffic volumes on highways and crowded transport hubs, the Road Safety Operation Centre on Friday reported a slight decrease in accidents, deaths and injuries on the first of the seven-day road safety promotion period ending January 3.
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 01:00
    Thai MotoGP will offer much-needed riding lessons 
    Re: “Hosting MotoGP will inspire even more road deaths”, Have Your Say, September 6. 
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  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 01:00
    Hosting MotoGP will inspire even more road deaths   
    Re: “Thailand set to host MotoGP in 2018”, Reuters, August 31.
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