Thai Traffic Police officer

Back Seat Belts Mandatory in Thailand as of September 5

BANGKOK, Aug 11 (TNA) – From Sept 5 onwards people on private vehicles and taxis will be required to fasten safety belts on back seats.

Dr Thanapong Jinwong, manager of the Academic Center for Road Safety, said that Section 123 of the Land Traffic Act required people on vehicles including drivers and passengers on all seats to use safety belts or would face a fine of up to 2,000 baht.

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