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Thailand's roads second-deadliest in world, UN agency finds

20 Oct 2015 at 18:09

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Five people were hurt when this truck smashed into cars at a red light in May. Thailand this year posted the second-highest road-fatality rate in the world, the World Health Organization said. (Bangkok Post file photo)

A lack of key safety standards and poor enforcement of laws already on the books have combined to give Thailand the second-highest road-fatality rate in the world, according to a new World Health Organization survey.

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