Thailand tops deadly roads list
A Thailand foundation battling to reduce road fatalities has called on the government to enforce road safety laws in the lead-up to Christmas and New Year holidays.
Thailand’s Don’t Drink and Drive Foundation, director general, Thaejing Siripanit, told a seminar at the weekend that around 22,000 Thais will die on the roads in 2017 an average of 60 per day, but the daily toll will peak during the New Year holiday.
The foundation wants the government to introduce regulations forcing vehicle owners to install dash cam to record driving habits and bear witness to accidents, as well as shaming dangerous drivers.
Enforcing laws that are already on the books was cited as a priority to reduce [...]