Children told not to drive motorbikes

Young schoolgirls driving a motorcycle in Thailand

Young schoolgirls driving a motorcycle in Thailand. Photo: Mattes.

The Child Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention Research Centre has launched an anti-motorcycling campaign aimed at children under 15 years old to help reduce road accident death rates.

Adisak Plitapolkarnpim, director of the centre, said Tuesday children under 15 are banned from riding motorcycles under the Land Traffic Act 1979 but their parents and teachers fail to prevent them from doing so.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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