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.
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.