Bus driver in fatal accident will get licence revoked, Transport Company faces punishment

The bus driver within the deadly accident in Saraburi, killing eight passengers after he crashed into a bridge pillar, had his licence revoked by the Department of Land Transport. The department can additionally be considering penalities for the state-run Transport Company, which was working the Bangkok – Suwannaphum bus carrying greater than 30 passengers.
The driver, who was later found to have methamphetamine in his system, says he nodded off when the double-decker bus hit a supporting pillar for an overhead bridge, ripping the best side of the bus. ติดตั้งโซล่าเซลล์บ้าน died and more than 20 were injured. The 30 year old driver, Narinsart Hongsa, reportedly confessed to police and Saraburi’s Department of Land Transport that he used the drug whereas driving.
The driver was charged with reckless driving causing death and harm and using Category 1 narcotic whereas servicing. The public bus license of the double-deck bus was also withdrawn. The Transport Company may even face punishment for recklessness. The penalties shall be based on transportation security beneath the Road Traffic Act.
The Department of Land and transport additionally despatched the protection specialists to research the opposite eight buses that service on the same route. The buses, drivers, and related employees were investigated and checked to ensure passengers’ security..

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