• Fri, 05 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Traffic authorities claim success as deaths down 11%
    THE SEVEN-DAY road safety-monitoring period ended with what was considered a success as the accident count reduced by 2 per cent and the death rate decreased by 11.5 per cent.
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 15:45:48
    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, 29 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Seven-day road safety campaign kicks off
    THE INTERIOR Ministry yesterday kicked off its seven-day road-safety campaign for the New Year in an effort to lower the number of injuries, deaths and accidents on roads by trying to control factors causing road accidents.
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Police appeal for public help to lower holiday road toll
    THE Academic Centre for Road Safety said yesterday that drunk driving remained the issue of greatest concern regarding road safety, as people may celebrate for a longer time during the upcoming holidays compared to previous years.
  • Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:14:12
    Dashboard cameras proposed as Thailand claims worst traffic fatality ranking
    As Thailand is unofficially acknowledged as having the highest fatality rate in road accidents worldwide, road safety advocates and police are backing a proposal that would see as many as 80 per cent of cars equipped with dashboard cameras and carrying “Photo in Car” stickers to discourage violations.
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:41:00
    Hospital drafting health guidelines for road safety
    Bangkok’s Nopparat Rajathanee Hospital is formulating “Fit For Drive” health guidelines for driver’s licence applications to boost road safety.
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:34:14
    Government pledges greater effort on road safety
    With road accidents blamed for 20,000 deaths and Bt500 billion in financial losses every year, the government has vowed to invest in safety measures.
  • Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:48:56
    Shell fosters road safety through youth training
    Shell Thailand has launched a programme called Childvoice to Safety to help instil a stronger road-safety culture in Thailand.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:34:21
    Embassy joins in remembering road crash victims
    The British Embassy in Bangkok is marking World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims this weekend to commemorate the lives of road traffic victims in Thailand and around the world.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:43:01
    Purchase of ‘overpriced’ speed detectors still in process
    The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department planned to buy laser-equipped speed detectors to enforce speed limits but the procurement process had not begun, department director-general Chayapol Thitisak said.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    LoxSim opens truck-driving simulation centre
    Loxley Simulation Technology (LoxSim) yesterday opened Thailand’s first European Standard 6DOF (“Degree of Freedom”) full cabin heavy vehicle driving simulation centre, with the mission of creating an alternative training option that will pave the way for better road safety.
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:26:45
    Truck-driving simulation centre opens
    Loxley Simulation Technology (LoxSim) on Wednesday opened Thailand’s first European Standard 6DOF (“Degree of Freedom”) full cabin heavy vehicle driving simulation centre, with the mission of creating an alternative training option that will pave the way for better road safety.
  • Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:11:13
    Phuket tries to tackle Patong tourist bus crashes
    As an urgent measure to boost road safety, the island province of Phuket will extend the time period until 11pm when large vehicles are banned from using Patong Mountain Road following three recent tourist bus crashes in the area.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 28 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    Bangkok aims to halve road deaths
    AFTER EXPERIENCING 600 road deaths last year, Bangkok is ramping up efforts to significantly lower its road casualties by 2019.
  • Mon, 29 May 2017 18:21:55
    Bosch welcomes govt’s increased focus on road safety initiatives, reaffirms partnership with Global NCAP
    Bosch recently continued its partnership with Global NCAP and its “Stop the Crash” campaign for the third year by showcasing its life-saving vehicle technologies, including the anti-lock braking system (ABS) for motorcycles and electronic stability control (ESC) for passenger cars, at Pathumthani Speed Way.
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