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A Phuket police volunteer faces drunk driving charges after he and a medical staffer collided on their motorbikes. The incident happened on Korsimbi Road near the Rang Hill in Talad Nuea market in Phuket’s main city district. Rescuers arrived on the scene to find both men injured, with their motorbikes damaged. One of the injured …

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"Drunk driving was involved in more than one-third of the accidents"... Is that all? Add to that, the unlicensed drivers, the lack of traffic law knowledge, the inability to plan direction, or even indicate direction and you have a stew of smelly brown stuff hitting the oscillating device. Prayut is desperate if he thinks that he is going to lower the road toll by just imposing a points system. More police on the roads outside 'comfortable' times checking licenses and impounding vehicles found to be driven by unlicensed drivers/unregistered/uninsured would be a start.

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Article quote: Drunk driving is so common that Phuket holds an annual road safety campaign known as ‘Seven Days of Danger’ around the New Year holiday.

Misleading a bit. Thailand country wide it sould be.

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