Police road checkpoints to return

Police checkpoints will be back on roads nationwide from April 1.

Police road checkpoints to return
Learning Easy news Police road checkpoints to return published : 31 Mar 2021 at 14:05 writer: Gary Boyle From April 1, police checkpoints will be back on the roads - with surveillance cameras and officers wearing body cameras to ensure transparency. (File photo) Police checkpoints will be back on roads nationwide from April 1. In October last year, the national police chief stopped checkpoints for drink-driving and other offences until transparency of the tests could be ensured. However, checkpoints will resume from April 1. Surveillance cameras must be operating at all checkpoints and officers must wear body cameras, to ensure transparency . This applied to all checkpoints - whether traffic police, alcohol testing, air pollution or crime prevention . Each checkpoint must have a sign showing the police hotline 1599 and phone number of the commanding officer in the area, in case anyone wants to file a complaint . A police panel had looked into the pros and cons of checkpoints since their use was suspended last year, and found that without checkpoints there was a rise in the number of offences . Vocabulary checkpoint : a place where people have to stop so their vehicles and documents can be checked - ด่านตรวจ complaint : when someone says that something is wrong or not satisfactory - การบ่น, ข้อที่ไม่พอใจ ensure : to make certain that something happens or is done - ให้การยืนยัน, รับรอง, ให้ความมั่นใจ offence : a crime or illegal activity for which there is a punishment - การกระทำผิดกฎหมาย prevention : preventing something bad from happening - การป้องกันภ้ย surveillance camera : a camera kept in a place to record what happens there, especially criminal activity - กล้องวงจรปิดเพื่อรักษาการความปลอดภัย suspend : to stop for a period of time - ยกเลิกชั่วคราว, ระงับชั่วคราว transparency : an honest way of doing things that allows other people to know exactly what you are doing - ความโปร่งใส Do you like the content of this article?