Driver Fatigue claims the life of another

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Huay Yai police rushed to a road traffic accident on the number 36 bypass where a 18-wheeler truck had crashed into a pick up.

The truck driver had as is often the case – fled the scene.

Next to the truck was a Nissan pick up truck and inside was the crushed body 32 year old man from Kampengpet province, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The pick up is unrecognizable The pick up is unrecognizable

Witnesses said the truck driver might have fallen asleep and veered into the opposite lane, causing a headlong collision with the pick up.

It’s cases like this that make you realize why tachometers were introduced decades ago in Europe to ensure that drivers were not over worked, perhaps its time for Thailand to start taking notice of what other countries do to protect its citizens.

Driver Fatigue claims the life of another

PMTV