It's New Year's Eve day and one of the headline stories has been the number of traffic fatalities already in Thailand in the run up to the holiday and how many deaths are expected by the time the clock strikes midnight. The run up to New Year's day is referred to as the "seven dangerous days" in Thailand because of just how many accidents there are. There are nearly twice as many traffic deaths per capita in Thailand as there are in the United States, and one of the main reasons is drunk driving, which is why things get worse during the holidays. Scary stuff, especially if you have children. What can you do to keep them safe? It's challenging, for sure. Read up on car safety for kids in Thailand.