In Total 7,864 Drunk Driving Cases Reported in Seven Days of Thailand New Year Road Safety Campaign

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The Thai Department of Probation reported in total 7,864 cases of drunk driving in Thailand in seven days (December 29th, 2023 – January 4th, 2024) of the New Year Seven Days Road Safety campaign.

The number of the drunk driving cases are 97.06 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 seven days are ฺBangkok with 469 cases, followed by Nakhon Phanom with 351 cases, and Nong Khai with 328 cases.

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

The Thai Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) reported on Friday (January 5th), a total of 284 deaths, 2,307 injuries, and 2,288 road accidents in seven days (December 29th, 2023 – January 4th, 2024) of the New Year Seven Days Road Safety campaign in Thailand.

Phuket has announced in total 2 deaths with 40 injuries and 41 accidents in seven days (December 29th, 2023 – January 4th, 2024) of the New Year Seven Day Road Safety campaign.

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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.