Thailand Dangerous Roads
Thailand dangerous roads accidents cause about one death every hour, 38 deaths per 100,000 per year, ranks 3 in the world and Asia’s deadliest. Thailand actually ranks worst in the world for Motorcycle casualties with more than 70% of the country’s road fatalities. 26,000 traffic deaths per year, and hundreds of thousands of injured victims, many of which are permanently crippled or disabled.
If you are in Thailand on vacation. Make sure you have a good medical insurance that covers you during your stay. Try to avoid any risky business so you don’t land in the hospital with medical bills, you can’t afford.
A lot of people get killed or crushed driving motorcycles in Thailand’s dangerous roads. Don’t be one of them.
Driving a motorbike in Thailand’s rain is a dangerous combo even for a seasoned driver
Clark Shao, 33, the fitness guru of Six pack shortcuts died from a motorcycle accident on Oct, 2016 in Thailand, his girlfriend Melissa was injured.
Travel insurance voided because she did not hold a driver’s licence for a motorcycle
Australian tourist Dawn Weldon was riding a moped with her 14-year-old son on January 15, 2017, when she collided head-on with a truck in the Thai resort district of Ko Lanta in Krabi.
The 53-year-old nurse from Valla on the New South Wales Mid North Coast suffered a brain injury, a fractured skull and broke 15 separate bones. The 14-year-old escaped with minimal injuries, but had to leave his critically injured mother behind and fly back to Australia alone.
Ms Weldon’s travel insurance was void because she did not hold an Australian driver’s licence for a motorcycle.
The medical bill to date is over $56,000, and her travel has been quoted at around $36,000. The hospital will not discharge her until her medical bill is paid in full.