• Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:12
    348 die in Songkran road carnage
    A total of 348 people were killed and 3,176 others wounded in 3,068 road accidents during the first six days of the “seven dangerous days” of Songkran, said the Road Safety Operations Centre (RSOC) on Wednesday.
    national
  • Tue, 16 Apr 2019 19:19
    Death toll nears 300 after five of the ‘Seven Dangerous Days’ of Songkran
    ROAD accidents during the first five days of the Songkran festival have left 297 people dead and 2,807 injured with drunken driving again singled out as the main cause of the accidents, according to the Road Safety Operations Centre (RSOC) on Tuesday.
    national
  • Tue, 16 Apr 2019 08:51
    Fewer casualties on fourth dangerous day compared to last year
    THE ROAD Safety Operations Centre announced yesterday that the first four days of Songkran’s “Seven Dangerous Days” saw 2,232 road accidents, 237 deaths and 2,322 injured, an improvement over the same period last year when 2,444 accidents were reported with 260 deaths and 2,537 injured.
    national
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:30
    Opening day for Songkran road carnage sees 46 killed
    Thursday – the first of the “seven dangerous days” of Songkran 2019 – saw 46 people killed and 482 injured in 468 road accidents, Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith told reporters at the Road Safety Centre in Bangkok on Friday.
    national
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 23:15
    Free Songkran check-ups offered by Chevrolet
    Chevrolet Thailand is supporting the Department of Land Transport’s “Free Check-Up, Travel Safe” campaign to promote road safety by urging its customers to have their vehicles inspected before going on road trips during the Songkran holiday.
    Auto & Audio
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 17:11
    DLT inspections to make roads safer this Songkran
    In an effort to boost road safety during Songkran, the Department of Land Transport (DLT) has started inspecting drivers and the condition of public transport vehicles at 195 transportation hubs and locations nationwide.
    national
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:39
    Prawit orders review of speeds on intercity and rural roads
    DEPUTY PRIME Minister and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed police and related agencies to review and set appropriate speed limits for various vehicle types on intercity motorways and rural roads in order to boost road safety and reduce accidents.
    national
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00
    Road fatalities halved when alcohol banned on major Buddhist holidays, safety centre finds
    A ban on the sale of alcoholic drinks on Asarnha Bucha day and the first day of Buddhist Lent reduced road fatalities on those days by roughly a half.
    national
  • 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
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