The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) recorded 278 road accidents on the first day of the Seven Days of Danger road safety campaign during Songkran, with 27 deaths and 287 injuries. There were 278 accidents on April 11th, involving 27 deaths and 287 injuries. The majority (35.25 percent) were caused by excessive speeding. Motorcycles were involved in approximately 79% of the accidents.
Highways accounted for approximately 48 percent of all traffic accidents. The majority of accidents occurred between 7:01 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.Pathum Thani, Phetchabun, and Loei provinces had the most fatalities, with two deaths apiece. Phatthalung had the most injuries and accidents, with 14 accidents and 18 injuries.
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