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Drivers Targeted for Bangkok Expressway Racing

BANGKOK, Jan 11 (TNA) – The Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT) will take legal action against the motorists who race on expressways. The state enterprise responds to the reports that about 100 car drivers raced on Chalerm Maha Nakhon and Si Rat expressways from midnight to 2am. Full story: tna.mcot.net TNARead More

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Briton dies in plunge from expressway in Bangkok

A so far unnamed British businessman died this morning when fell from the outbound Srirat expressway onto Ramkhamhaeng Road in Bangkok in an apparent suicide. The victim’s Thai wife later told the police that her husband was under stress because his business was in financial trouble, but he did not exhibit any signs of other […]Read More

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BEM rules out lower expressway tolls as proposed by Transport

Bangkok Expressways & Metro Public Company has ruled out a proposal by Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob for expressway tolls to be cut by an average of 5-10 baht, claiming that the company has already helped the government over the decades-long dispute with the Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT), a state agency which owns several expressways. […]Read More

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Elderly Benz driver charged in fatal expressway crash

The elderly woman driver of a Mercedes-Benz involved in a fatal crash with a stalled furniture truck on an elevated expressway shoulder in Nonthaburi has been charged with reckless driving causing death. Surang Supornsuk, 72, owner and driver of the black Mercedes, told police that she suffered severe chest pain and passed out while driving […]Read More

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Woman falls to death from expressway after hit by SUV

A car driving on the shoulder of an elevated expressway hit a parked van during rush hours on Monday morning, sending the van owner into a fatal plunge to the road below. Expressway police reported the accident around 8.45am on the inbound Chalongrat Expressway near the Sukhumvit 50 exit in Wattana district. Full story: Bangkok […]Read More

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Free expressway buses to beat traffic jams start Monday: BMTA

The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority will starting on Monday provide free air-conditioned buses on two expressway routes to help rush-hour commuters avoid heavy congestion caused by construction for electric train routes. BMTA acting director Prayoon Chuaykaew said the service will help motorists beat traffic caused by the constructions of the Lard Prao-Samrong Yellow Route electric […]Read More

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One killed, 13 hurt in expressway crash

One man was killed and 13 others hurt after a car rammed into a pickup truck carrying workers on an elevated expressway in Bangkok’s Sai Mai district on Saturday. The pre-dawn crash occurred on the Chalongrat expressway at around 5am, said Pol Lt Col Lapat Thapthim, deputy superintendent at Expressway 1 police station. The incident […]Read More