• Wed, 04 Jul 2018 18:54
    ADB invests in Thai roads
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government have signed a US$99.4-million loan to help the country upgrade 125km of highway and improve road safety management in the northeast.
    business
  • Thu, 05 Jul 2018 01:00
    ADB loan to boost highways
    THAILAND has gained a US$99.4 million loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help upgrade some of the country’s highways and improve road safety in the Northeast.
    Economy
  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 19:42
    Doyouthinkhesaurus: Thai 'T-Rex' cop gives traffic safety lessons
    A high-fiving Thai traffic cop who shrugs off the heat -- and the bemused glances of passers-by -- to wear a T-rex costume to work says his prehistoric uniform is teaching kids road safety and convincing parents to obey traffic laws.
    Breaking News
  • 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, 19 Apr 2018 01:00
    Why are our roads so deadly? Simple: because we allow them to be
    Thais aren’t serious about road safety. We have the deadliest roads in the world, yet we allow our drivers get away with chronic drunk-driving and allow our cops to ignore their duty.
    your say
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:00
    Songkran death toll higher than last year, statistics show
    THIS YEAR’S Songkran festivities saw a higher death toll – 418 – compared to last year’s 390, the Road Safety Centre said yesterday.
    national
  • 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
  • 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.
    national
  • 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
    your say
  • 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.
    national
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 09 Apr 2018 18:51
    Drink-drive offenders to work over Songkran coping with other drivers
    A large number of the 10,000 people currently on probation after being convicted of drink-driving offences will be helping the Probation Department in its attempts to enhance road safety over the Songkran holidays.
    national
  • Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:00
    Songkran crackdown to battle road accidents, harsher penalties promised
    STRICTER MEASURES will be enforced to boost road safety during the coming Songkran holidays, including a requirement for an alcohol test after every road accident that causes serious injury and death.
    national
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