Nearly 3,500 vehicles impounded for drunk driving in three days

110,826 motorcyclists and pillion riders and 91,697 motorists faced legal action
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Authorities have impounded 3,460 vehicles and taken legal action against some 200,000 people for drunk driving during the first three days of the ‘seven dangerous’ Sonkran holidays, a spokeswoman of the National Council for Peace and Order said on Saturday.

Colonel Sirichan Ngathong told a press conference that 2,633 motorcycles and 827 four-wheel vehicles were impounded from Wednesday to Friday.

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She said 110,826 motorcyclists and pillion riders and 91,697 motorists faced legal action during the three-day period.

On Friday alone, authorities seized 1,219 motorcycles and took action against 39,759 motorcyclists. They also seized 401 four-wheel vehicles and took action against 30,854 motorists.

-The Nation

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