Bus driver in deadly accident gets licence revoked, Transport Company faces punishment

The bus driver in 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 also 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 discovered 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. Eight passengers died and greater than 20 were injured. The 30 yr outdated driver, Narinsart Hongsa, reportedly confessed to police and Saraburi’s Department of Land Transport that he used the drug while driving.
The driver was charged with reckless driving inflicting demise and damage and using Category 1 narcotic whereas servicing. ติดตั้งโซล่าเซลล์บ้าน of the double-deck bus was additionally withdrawn. The Transport Company may also face punishment for recklessness. The penalties might be based on transportation safety under the Road Traffic Act.
The Department of Land and transport also despatched the safety specialists to analyze the other eight buses that service on the same route. The buses, drivers, and related workers had been investigated and checked to make sure passengers’ security..

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