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Passengers are allowed to ride on back of pickup trucks for another year

People sitting down on the back of a pick up in Laplae

People sitting down on the back of a pick up in Laplae, Uttaradit. Photo: Tevaprapas.




Police will continue to postpone the ban against passengers riding on the back of pickup trucks for next year unless it is deemed dangerous to the passengers, Pol Gen Srivara Rangsibrahmanakul, the deputy national police chief, said Monday (Dec 19).

However, he warned that police would strictly enforce traffic laws during the New Year’s long holidays, particularly drunk driving, in order to reduce road accidents which normally shoot up during the festive season.

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By Thai PBS