• 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 11:51
    Anupong pledges better road safety measures
    The number of road fatalities is lower so far during this year’s New Year holidays, but drunk driving and speeding remain the key contributing factors in crashes, accounting for most of the arrests made, Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda told reporters at Government House on Wednesday.
    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
  • 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
  • Tue, 25 Dec 2018 01:00
    We deserve better than this from Thai leaders
    Claims that the current PM has overseen progress in transportation, better law enforcement and happier and safer lifestyles are dubious. Let’s take a closer look at the reality, starting with road safety:
    your say
  • Thu, 13 Dec 2018 19:00
    Traffic police braced for festive dangers
    Phuket police are gearing up for the annual “seven days of danger" road safety period from December 27 to January 2.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00
    Vehicle tax renewals to be suspended for non-payers of police traffic fines as agencies link systems
    Starting in the first quarter of next year, police-issued traffic tickets will be linked to the Land Transport Department’s system, resulting in a suspension of vehicle-tax renewal for those failing to pay traffic fines, deputy department chief Kamol Buranapong said on Monday.
    national
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
    Almost 11,000 killed on roads so far this year
    Foundation chief bares grim statistics in call to promote more safety on roads
    national
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Safer roads will boost Thai GDP by 22 per cent: World Bank
    THAILAND could gain significant long-term economic benefit by making the roads safer and saving its mainly young and capable population from premature death in accidents, the World Bank says.
    national
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
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