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Over 10,000 vehicles seized from drunk drivers so far this Songkran

Breaking News April 16, 2018 15:39

By The Nation

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The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and related authorities have seized a total of 10,099 vehicles from drunk drivers in the first five days (April 11-15) of monitoring road accidents over the Songkran holidays.

They included 7,372 motorcycles and 2,727 cars and trucks, said National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and Army deputy spokeswoman Colonel Sirichan Ngathong on Monday.

On Sunday alone, the authorities seized 2,069 motorcycles and 814 cars from drunk drivers, she said.

The five-day period also saw 61,758 travellers using services (resting, asking for direction, and getting a free vehicle check-up) at the Army pit-stops along highways, she said.

The seized vehicles will be returned to their owners after the seven-day accident monitoring period, Sirichan added.

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