Check out some crash statistics involving public vans in Thailand

As the government is mulling over changes to passenger van operations, let’s take a look at some crash statistics involving public vans in Thailand between 2016-2018.

No. of crashes
In 2016, 223 crashes involving public vans were recorded.
In 2017, 252 crashes involving public vans were recorded.
In 2018 (Jan-Oct), 98 crashes involving public vans were recorded.

No. of deaths
In 2016, 130 people were killed in crashes involving public vans.
In 2017, 135 people were killed in crashes involving public vans.
In 2018 (Jan-Oct), 43 people were killed in crashes involving public vans.

No. of people injured
In 2016, 1,200 people were injured in crashes involving public vans.
In 2017, 1,046 people were injured in crashes involving public vans.
In 2018 (Jan-Oct), 417 people were injured in crashes involving public vans.

Credit: Road Safety Group Thailand

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