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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged Thailand to strengthen the enforcement of traffic regulations to improve road safety. 

Even though the country has some of the best accident prevention laws in the region, they are not being enforced, according to Ho Yong Kim, the UN agency's representative in Thailand.

For example, she said, while most communities have a speed limit of 80 kilometres per hour, it is seldom obeyed by motorists.

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