Retest senior drivers for road safety

Chattrika NapatanapongNapat Pattarapisan Should senior drivers holding lifetime driving licences have a retest to see if they are still fit to drive? Common sense says yes. But when the idea to retest senior drivers over 70 was floated, it was immediately attacked and subsequently dropped. Should it, really? Thailand’s road accidents are among the highest […]

Flirting with road risk a fatal pursuit

Natcha O-charoen For many years, Thailand has earned notoriety in the area of road fatalities. High death tolls, mostly resulting from reckless driving, have prompted the state and its partners to invest enormously in road safety campaigns, with less-than-impressive results, however. The World Health Organisation in its Global Road Safety Report in 2015 ranked Thailand […]