The Transport Ministry has tightened safety measures for container lorries following Monday's accident that saw the driver of a van killed by a fallen container in Pathum Thani.
Speaking at an inspection of the Inland Container Depot (ICD) in Lat Krabang district yesterday, caretaker Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt said he told ICD staff and the Port Authority of Thailand to step up lorry monitoring as most lorries were found to have no locks for the containers which are placed on top of them.
The Department of Land Transport (DLT) has been assigned to work with highway police to check container locks on lorries, Mr Chadchart said.
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