Drunk driving in Thailand is a major concern for road users. The Kingdom’s roads are a death trap at the best of times but add into the mix drunk drivers, and you have a deadly combination, that will often lead to blood being spilled on the streets.

But an amended law, recently approved by the cabinet could be a step in the right direction in reducing drunk driving – at least with the youngsters anyway.

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Now drivers under the age of 20, found to have over 20 milligram percent alcohol in their blood, will face charges of drunk driving.

It is indeed a step in the right direction but is it enough?

Many want to see stiffer penalties for those caught drunk behind the wheel or in charge of a motorbike.

Tell us what you think. What should the penalty be for anyone caught over the limit?

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