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Road toll reduction 'too ambitious'

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The Public Health Ministry has revised its target to reduce the death toll from road accidents after the original target proved too ambitious. 

The new target is to cut the death toll by 7% a year, the ministry's permanent secretary Narong Sahametapat said.

Previously, the ministry set a target to reduce the death toll from road accidents by half in 10 years, from 2011 to 2020, under the "Decade of Safe Roads" campaign.

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