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Bangkok streets deserted but drunk drivers still a menace


Roads in Bangkok were quiet on Thursday after city residents flocked to their hometowns for the Songkran festival.

In the past three days, the city’s streets have seen 2,807 traffic violations – 2,334 cases of drunk driving (83.15 per cent), 18 of reckless driving (0.64 per cent), and 455 of drug-impaired driving (16.2 per cent).

Bangkok streets deserted but drunk drivers still a menace

The so-called “seven dangerous days” of Songkran traffic run until Sunday (April 17) this year.

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Bangkok streets deserted but drunk drivers still a menace Bangkok streets deserted but drunk drivers still a menace Bangkok streets deserted but drunk drivers still a menace Bangkok streets deserted but drunk drivers still a menace

Published : April 15, 2022

By : THE NATION