Drink-driving

Thailand is one of the most dangerous roads to drive and each day a a lot of accidents results in due to drinking and driving.

Recommendation to increase the drink driving fine from 10,000 baht to 200,000 baht will be soon placed by Pol Maj Gen Ekkarak Limsangkat.

The present penalty rate for the same offence is 10,000 baht and or a year in jail, which according to the Thai police is not sufficient to stop the crime.

The tenurity of imprisonment is not yet spoken of but the police wants to issue greater penalties for both the first time and repeated offender.

The national police committee will also recommend a new list of measures to prevent the crime rate on the Thai roads.

Source : Dailynews

Content : LovePattayaThailand

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