Police will arrange checkpoints for DUI – driving underneath the affect – that entails alcohol checks by way of breathalyser nationwide from April 1, with an emphasis on transparency and public scrutiny.
Deputy Nationwide Police chief Pol Basic Damrongsak Kittiprapas stated police have began putting in CCTV cameras on the factors in addition to physique cameras on officers to document their interplay with street customers to make sure clear operations by officers at these checkpoints.
He stated this utilized to all checkpoints – whether or not visitors police, alcohol testing, air air pollution or crime prevention. Every checkpoint will need to have an indication displaying the police hotline 1599 and telephone variety of the commanding officer within the space, in case anybody desires to file a criticism.
Pol Gen Damrongsak stated a police panel had concluded that the absence of checkpoints would result in an increase within the variety of offences – corresponding to drink driving, driving in non-driving lanes and failure to put on crash helmets, drug smuggling and unlawful immigration. (NNT)