In Total 2,864 Drunk Driving Cases Reported in Three Days of Thailands New Year Seven Days Road Safety Campaign

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Thailand –

The Thai Department of Probation reported in total 2,864 cases of drunk driving in Thailand in three days (December 29th – December 31st) of the New Year Seven Days Road Safety campaign (December 29th, 2023 – January 4th, 2024)

The number of the drunk driving cases are 97.75 percent of other cases in the probation campaign, being the overwhelming majority of cases.

The top three provinces with the highest number of drunk-driving cases in three days are ฺBangkok and Samut Prakan with 198 cases, followed by Nongkhai with 176 cases, and Nonthaburi with 150 cases.

On one day on New Year’s Eve (December 31st), the number was 2,247 drunk driving cases.

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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.