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

The bus driver within the fatal accident in Saraburi, killing eight passengers after he crashed into a bridge pillar, had his licence revoked by the Department of Land Transport. The division is also considering penalities for the state-run Transport Company, which was operating the Bangkok – Suwannaphum bus carrying more 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. Double died and greater than 20 have been injured. The 30 year outdated driver, Narinsart Hongsa, reportedly confessed to police and Saraburi’s Department of Land Transport that he used the drug while driving.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 causing death and harm and utilizing Category 1 narcotic whereas servicing. Deadline of the double-deck bus was additionally withdrawn. The Transport Company may even face punishment for recklessness. The penalties might be based on transportation safety beneath the Road Traffic Act.
The Department of Land and transport also sent the security specialists to research the opposite eight buses that service on the same route. The buses, drivers, and related employees have been investigated and checked to ensure passengers’ safety..

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