State institutions ensure seated flatbed trucks for garment workers by 2024, buses by 2027

After several rounds of discussion since 2018, state institutions on Wednesday vowed to make it safer for workers across the country to have chairs to sit on while traveling to and from work, which has typically been flatbed trucks. ...

Phon Sothyroth

Interior Ministry plans blacklist for drunk drivers

The Ministry of Interior is studying the possibility of creating a database or blacklist to record those who drive while intoxicated and cause traffic accidents resulting in injuries or deaths. ...

Torn Vibol

Calls for tighter regulations to end drunk driving

Calls are being made for tighter restrictions on alcohol advertising and tougher punishments for drunk drivers after four people were left dead and another four injured in the latest fatal smash to plague Cambodia’s roads. ...

Chhim PichBormey

Tackling Kingdom’s road safety challenges

Traffic accidents persist on Cambodian roads, driven by factors like non-compliance with traffic laws and driving under the influence, officials said. ...

Kim Sarom

MPWT: 2019, the year with highest road accidents in last five years

“2019” was the year with the highest number of road accidents during the last five years, with 4,141 cases, resulting in 2,151 deaths, 4,097 serious injuries and 7,271 minor injuries. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Traffic fatalities decline but remain a concern

At least 1,000 people were killed and over 2,700 injured in traffic accidents in Cambodia during the first eight months of the year, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. These figures mark a 9 per cent decrease compared to the same period ...

Neang Sokunthea and Sok Raksa

Decade of Road Action planned for 2021-2030

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC), in collaboration with its local and international partners, is preparing a National Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030, an adaptation of a UN initiative, to cut road casualties in half by 2030.   ...

Lay Samean

Road deaths, injuries and accidents down from 2020 numbers

The number of fatal road accidents decreased in 2021 as compared to 2020, but officials say more must be done to tackle the problem. ...

Ry Sochan

18 percent drop in traffic accidents in first 11 months as year draw to a close

The number of road accidents saw a decrease of around 18 percent or 533 cases in the first eleven months of this year, compared to the same period in 2020. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Traffic accidents drop by 17 percent in Q1

Number of road accidents saw a decrease of 17 percent or 153 cases in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2020. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Water Festival traffic fatalities increase

There was an increase in deaths in traffic accidents during the three-day Water Festival holiday this year, as 19 people were reportedly killed compared to 10 last year.   ...

Ry Sochan

Fifteen traffic fatalities during Pchum Ben

Fifteen people died and 62 were injured during the three days of Pchum Ben festival in traffic-related accidents, according to a report released on Saturday. ...

Som Kanika

38 traffic accidents, 11 fatalities during New Year

Eleven people died in traffic accidents in the Kingdom during this year’s Khmer New Year. ...

Som Kanika

Road traffic accidents see reduction

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) said since the new traffic sub-decree was implemented, there has been a considerable drop in road traffic accidents thus far in March compared to February. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

At least 139 Killed in February traffic accidents

Accidents claimed 139 lives and injured 383In February 2020, At least 106 people were killed in motorcycle accidents, according to the report of the Department of Traffic and Public Order of the National Police. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Surge in traffic accident deaths

According to a report by the National Police’s public order department, there was an increase in deaths and a decrease in injuries compared with the previous year. There were 1,717 deaths and 6,607 injuries reported in 2016. ...

Mom Sophon

20 More Garment Factory Workers Injured on Way to Work

More than 20 garment workers were injured yesterday in Svay Rieng province when a truck in which they were traveling overturned, a police official said. Fifty-seven workers were on board an open-backed truck in Chantrea district when the driver lost control on a road that had ...

One Garment Worker Killed, 24 Injured in Truck Accident

A female garment worker died and 24 other workers were injured when the truck in which they were traveling careened into a pond in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district Wednesday morning, police said. More than 30 garment workers were on board a small, open-backed truck in Prek ...

New governor in Kratie

Prime Minister Hun Sen appointed former Kratie deputy governor Sar Chamrong, one of his personal advisers, as the new governor of the province in a ceremony there on Friday, the government’s official news agency said over the weekend. The Post reported earlier this month that Kratie ...

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