Accidents accumulated over the 5 days of Songkran resulted in 206 deaths.

Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, summarizes the accumulated road accident statistics for 5 days during the Songkran Festival 2024. There were 1,564 accidents, a total of 1,593 people …


Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, summarizes the accumulated road accident statistics for 5 days during the Songkran Festival 2024. There were 1,564 accidents, a total of 1,593 people were injured, and 206 people died. Ensuring safety for the traveling public. go back Strictly control traffic on main roads. Inbound routes to Bangkok: strict driving speed – if you’re drowsy and drive

Center for the Prevention and Reduction of Road Accidents during the Songkran Festival 2024. Summary of road accident statistics for 15 April 2024. There were 301 accidents, 314 people injured, and 39 deaths. Summary of accumulated road accidents during the 5 days. During the campaign (11 – 15 April 2024), there were a total of 1,564 accidents, a total of 1,593 people injured, and a total of 206 deaths. The province had no deaths. (Zero deaths) There are 17 provinces in which the CPDC has coordinated with the provinces to adjust road safety operational plans to be
in line with the situation. Including facilitating travel for people along the route. Especially in provinces with routes into Bangkok and various regions, vehicles on accident-prone routes are called for inspection. Assess the driver’s readiness To prevent accidents from drowsy driving. Strictly control fast driving on straight routes. As well as being prepared for emergency medical services to help accident victims in a timely manner. and asks for cooperation from road users to facilitate ambulances and emergency vehicles. to allow officials to reach the scene of the incident and transport victims quickly

Dr. Chonnan Srikaew, Minister of Public Health As the chairman of the announcement of the performance of the Center for the Prevention and Reduction of Road Accidents during the Songkran Festival 2024, he revealed that the Center for the Prevention and Reduction of Road Accidents during the Songkran Festival 2024 by the Department of Prevention and Mitigation Public Disaster and the cooperation of network
partners have compiled road accident statistics for 15 April 2024, the fifth day of the campaign. ‘Drive safely. Thailand without Accidents’ had 301 accidents, 314 people were injured, and 39 people died. The most common causes of accidents were speeding (43.19 percent), drinking and driving (23.92 percent), cutting too close in front (15.28 percent). The vehicles that had the most accidents were: Motorcycles 83.82 percent, most occurred on straight routes, 78.74 percent, Department of Highways roads, 38.54 percent, roads in Subdistrict Administrative Organizations/Villages, 31.89 percent. The highest accident period was from 4:01 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., with 9.63 percent of injured and dead. The highest percentage was between the ages of 20-29 years, 18.13 percent. 1,756 main checkpoints were established, with 51,386 personnel working. The province with the most accidents was Nan (14 times). The province with the highest number of injuries was Nan (16 people). The province with the highest number of accidents was
Nan (16 people). The highest death toll was Chiang Rai (4 cases). Summary of accumulated road accidents during the 5 days of the campaign (11 – 15 April 2024) that there were a total of 1,564 accidents, a total of 1,593 injuries, and a total of 206 deaths. There were no deaths. (Zero deaths) There were 17 provinces. The province with the highest cumulative number of accidents was Chiang Rai (61 times). The province with the highest number of cumulative injuries was Nan (60 people). The province with the highest number of cumulative deaths were Bangkok and Chiang Rai (13 people).

Mr. Chaiwat Junthirapong, Director-General of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DPWD), as secretary of the Road Safety Administration Center, said that today most of our fellow citizens are returning to Bangkok in large numbers. Therefore, I would like to ask all road users to take care of their own physical condition so that they are ready to drive. and check the condition of the car to make it safe Before depart
ing, do not drive fast and strictly follow traffic laws. Take breaks every 1 – 2 hours. Do not force yourself to drive. When feeling drowsy, stop your car at various service points or gas stations. so that everyone can travel to their destination safely. In addition, in some areas, especially in the northern region Northeast and upper central region There will be thunderstorms. and strong gusts of wind This causes the road to be wet and slippery and visibility of the route unclear. May increase the risk of accidents. Therefore, we would like to warn the public to be extra careful while driving. For citizens who have experienced or witnessed an accident, they can report the incident via the hotline 1784 24 hours a day and Line “Security Department receives incident report 1784” by adding friends Line ID @1784DDPM to coordinate further assistance immediately.

Source: Thai News Agency