Published: Jan 03, 2020
The annual “seven dangerous days” of the New Year holidays have ended with 373 deaths and more than 3,000 injuries on roads across the country, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation announced on Friday (January 3).
Published: Apr 18, 2019
Songkran’s “Seven Dangerous Days” saw the number of drunk driving soar to 12,192, with Bangkok having the highest number of inebriated drivers at 727, Probation Department chief Prasarn Mahaleetrakul said on Thursday.
Published: Apr 16, 2019
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.
Published: Apr 15, 2019
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.
Published: Apr 14, 2019
The number of road accidents saw a sharp increase on the third of the “Seven Dangerous Days” of Songkran this year, as more people were found to be driving under the influence of alcohol besides being guilty of speeding.
Published: Apr 12, 2019
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.
Published: Jan 02, 2019
Though the number of road accidents is lower this year compared to the “seven dangerous days” last year, drunk driving and speeding remain the key contributing factors in crashes and account for most of the arrests, Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda said on Wednesday.