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5,000 baht fine for riding motorcycles on sidewalks in urban areas

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Thai police control in Phuket

Thai police control. Riding bikes without helmet is against the law in Phuket. Photo: William Cho.


Riding or parking motorcycles or other vehicles on sidewalks during rush hours in urban areas will now face a fine of 5,000 baht.

This is the latest instruction given to all Bangkok’s 50 district offices by Bangkok governor Pol Gen Asawin Kwanmuang in his attempt to stamp out illegal riding on footpaths that is threatening the safety of pedestrians.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS Reporters


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