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Road deaths slightly down on last year

It seems that the idea of giving Brands Essence of chicken to Thai drivers is not working well.

First day of the “7 dangerous day” road safety campaign claims 41 deaths 

By Thai PBS

 

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Road accidents claimed 41  deaths on the first day of the seven-day road safety campaign from Dec 28-Jan 3.

 

Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said on Friday (Dec 29) that on Dec 28, the first day of the campaign, a total of 477 cases of traffic accidents were reported with 41 people killed and over 500 injured.

 

He said drink driving accounted for 42.77% of total cases, followed by speeding 26%. Motorcycle is the vehicle that involved in most fatal cases, he said.

 

Full story: http://englishnews.thaipbs.or.th/first-day-7-dangerous-day-road-safety-campaign-claims-41-deaths/

 
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