Bangkok is number one in drunk driving.

Bangkok, Second day of 7 dangerous days of Songkran. Probation for drunk driving cases: Bangkok is number one

Mr. Rueangsak Suwaree, Director-General of the Probation Department, said that on the second day of strict supervision during the 7 Dangerous Days (12 April 2024), there were a total of 1,179 cases entering the probation process, including 1,131 cases of driving while intoxicated. 1 case of careless driving, 47 cases of drunk driving. Statistics on the number one cumulative drunk driving cases include: Bangkok has 191 cases, followed by Nonthaburi with 120 cases and third in Samut Prakan with 107 cases. When comparing the statistics of cases entering probation on the second day of the Songkran festival in 2023 and 2024, it was found that cases of driving while In 2023 there were 1,061 cases of drunkenness, and in 2023 there were 1,131 cases, an increase of 70 cases, accounting for 6.59 percent.

Director General of the Probation Department Added that Probation offices nationwide Participated in suppo
rting the work of officials There are 125 public service points, community checkpoints and search checkpoints, with probation volunteers. network partners Community Justice Network Center Citizens and probationers A total of 5,114 people participated in the activity. In addition, they also expressed concern for the people on Songkran Day to welcome the Thai New Year. who returned to their hometown during the Songkran festival Do not drive while drunk or drowsy. Drive with caution. Wear a safety helmet. To prevent and reduce road accidents.

Source: Thai News Agency