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Vietnam should permanently revoke driving licenses from drug users: health official

Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Viet Tien says drivers caught using drugs should lose their licenses permanently or they will continue to pose a danger.

Saigon woman jailed for fatal drunk driving accident

A HCMC court on Monday sentenced a drunk driver involved in a fatal car crash last October to three years and six months in jail.  

New law to show zero tolerance for alcohol while driving

Any amount of alcohol found in a person’s system will result in his/her driving license being revoked, under a new Vietnam law.
June 14, 2019 | 06:10 pm GMT+7

Alcohol destroyed my brother’s life. Don’t let it destroy yours

As long as drinking is a cultural necessity and worn as a badge of social honor, there will be a price to pay.
June 13, 2019 | 06:32 pm GMT+7

Impunity remains a problem as Vietnamese continue to drink and drive

239 drivers have tested positive for drugs in Vietnam this year and 73,164 were drunk driving.
June 11, 2019 | 02:11 pm GMT+7

Drinking and driving don’t go together, period

If you drink, don’t drive. If you drive, don’t drink. How many tragedies do we need to realize the obvious?
June 04, 2019 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Drunk driving thrives in Vietnam because few pay the price

Typically, law enforcement and self-discipline would ensure people do not drive under the influence. Vietnam’s not typical.
May 28, 2019 | 10:34 am GMT+7

Vietnam rages against drunk driving as death toll mounts

Social media was shaken by the image of a boy weeping in front of his dead mother on a street after a recent accident.
May 22, 2019 | 11:02 am GMT+7

8,000 march in Hanoi against drunk driving

Over 8,000 people marched in Hanoi on Sunday to protest against drunk driving, a reaction to recent accidents involving alcohol consumption.
May 14, 2019 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Penalties for drunk driving in Vietnam

Violators can be fined VND500,000-18 million ($21.50 - $770) and have their licenses revoked for one to five months.
May 09, 2019 | 07:46 am GMT+7

Drunk driver in Hanoi accident that killed two women arrested

Hanoi police arrested a man on Thursday for drunk driving that killed two women on a motorbike the previous day.
May 02, 2019 | 08:30 pm GMT+7

Nearly half of Vietnamese men drink alcohol at 'hazardous level'

45 percent of Vietnamese admitted to consuming alcohol.
September 10, 2016 | 04:43 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese cop accused of drunk driving in fatal car crash

One man died after the officer allegedly slammed his car into two motorbikes.
August 08, 2016 | 07:08 pm GMT+7
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