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New Speed Limit of 120 Km per Hour Starts

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Transport Ministry has started the faster highway speed limit of 120 kilometres per hour on a section on Highway 32 between Bang Pa-in district of Ayutthaya and Muang district of Ang Thong on Thursday and will expand it to other highways in all regions from August. Minister Saksayam Chidchob said the […]Read More


120kph Speed Limit to Start on Highway 32 on April

BANGKOK, March 16 (TNA) – The Transport Ministry will raise the speed limit to 120 kilometers per hour on Highway 32 on April 1. Chayatham Phromsorn, permanent secretary for transport, said the speed limit would rise from 90kph because vehicles had better brakes and many roads were designed for faster traffic flows. Full story: tna.mcot.net […]Read More


New 120km/h speed limit will not apply in Phuket

PHUKET: The move to increase the speed limit on roads throughout the country designated as highways to 120km/h will not apply anywhere in Phuket, as none of the major roads on the island satisfy the criteria for the speed limit increase, the Phuket Highways Office has confirmed. The news follows the Cabinet earlier this month […]Read More


Government approves 120kph speed limit

The cabinet on Tuesday approved a higher speed limit of up to 120 kilometres per hour on national and rural highways. Deputy government spokeswoman Traisuree Taisaranakul said the cabinet yesterday approved in principle a draft regulation on speed limits on highways as proposed by the Transport Ministry. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST REPORTERSRead More


Highway speed limit to rise to 120kph

Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob says he will increase speed limit to 120 kilometres per hour on sections of selected highways as surveys show most people support it. The minister said on Monday his ministry conducted opinion surveys which showed 71% of the respondents agreed with the increase in the highway speed limit from 90 to […]Read More


HealthMin Defends 80 Kmph Speed Limit on Ambulances

BANGKOK — The Ministry of Public Health on Friday said a speed limit of 80 kmph for ambulances is an appropriate measure to promote safety. Ministry secretary Prapon Tangsrikertikul said the cap will reduce accidents caused by speeding. The regulation will only be applied to ambulances used to transport patients, while ambulances responding to emergency […]Read More


Driving slowly in high-speed lane to soon become a punishable

MOTORISTS driving at low speed in right-hand lanes will soon be subjected to fines, thanks to the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), giving a nod in principle to a draft law amending the Land Traffic Act yesterday. The proposed law will also allow the use of an electronic driver’s licence. Full story: The Nation By KHANITTHA […]Read More


Bangkok-Nakhon Ratchasima: High-speed rail bidding plans on track

Bidding on the construction contract for the second section of the 252.35-km Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima Thai-Chinese high-speed rail project will take place in August as planned. The 11-km second section is one of four in the first phase of an overall project that will see a second phase stretch from Nakhon Ratchasima to Nong […]Read More