Almost 200,000 drivers arrested for drink driving in five days of Songkran holidays

PUBLISHED ON MON, APR 16, 2018 3:41 PM

Almost 200,000 drivers arrested for drink driving in five days of Songkran holidays

By Thai PBS

 

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The National Council for Peace and Order revealed on Monday that officials have seized 10,099 cars and motorcycles, and arrested 113,450 drivers of motorcycles, and 69,898 drivers of public transport  vehicles and  private cars for drink driving  during April 11-15.

 

NCPO deputy spokesperson  Colonel Sirichan Ngathong said of the 10,099 vehicles seized, 7,372 are motorcycles, and 2,727 are cars.

 

She said only on April 15,  a total of 52,698 traffic offences were committed by motorcycle drivers, and  2,069 motorcycles were seized.

 

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