CityNews – The highway police of Chiang Mai have started to promote a ‘no drowsy driving’ campaign for the upcoming Songkran Festival next week in a bid to help reduce road accidents during the ‘seven dangerous days’.
A large event filled Tha Pae Gate yesterday (April 4th) with highway police cars filling up the square and a large stage erected to host the official start to the Highway Police’s campaign where deputy chief Police Major General Chat Sukkaewnarong opened the ceremony.
Deputy chief Pol Colonel Ekkarat Limsangkat, said on stage that the highway police are always prepared to take care of all citizens during the important holidays. If anyone has any problems, they can call 1193 or add Line ID @highway1193 for travel and road information.
This year, the highway police are giving away free Brand’s essence of chicken at all their 200, 24-hour locations around Thailand.
This is the 10th year the ‘No Drowsy Driving’ campaign has been run between Brands and the Highway Police, and the company will provide 45,000 bottles of Brand’s essence of chicken that revelers and drivers can drink to allegedly decrease drowsiness and exhaustion.