Thailand’s roads are the deadliest in Southeast Asia and among the worst in the world, according to the World Health Organisation. About 20,000 people die in road accidents each year, or about 56 deaths a day.
How many died in traffic accidents each year?
Approximately 1.3 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes.
How dangerous is it to drive in Thailand?
Thailand’s provincial roads are the most dangerous with a death rate of 72 deaths per thousand in Rayong province while Bangkok’s roads, at most times a traffic log jam, are the safest. It appears to many observers that the dangers faced on Thailand’s roads are very much a Thai cultural aberration.
How high are traffic fatalities at night compared to daytime?
The passenger vehicle occupant fatality rate at nighttime is about three times higher than the daytime rate.
What are the odds of dying from?
Odds Of Death In The United States By Selected Cause Of Injury, 2018 (1)
|Number of deaths, 2018||One-year odds|
|Accidental poisoning by and exposure to noxious substances||62,399||5,243|
|Opioids (including both legal and illegal)||42,518||7,695|
|All motor vehicle accidents||39,404||8,303|
How many people die from motorbike accidents in Thailand?
About 20,000 people die each year on Thai roads, which are among the deadliest in the world.
Is Thailand a state?
Thailand (Thai: ประเทศไทย), known formerly as Siam and officially as the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia.