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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

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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

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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

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Driving at under 90kph in the right lane of highways

Motorists who use the right lane of a highway, with more than four traffic lanes, and drive at a speed of less than 90kph will face charges similar to speeding, under a new ministerial regulation being mulled by the Transport Ministry. Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said today that the idea of setting the minimum speed […]Read More

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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

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Woman with Alzheimer’s crushed to death on Chachoengsao highway

CHACHOENGSAO: An elderly woman, said to be suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, was crushed to death on Highway 314 in Ban Pho district of this eastern Central province on Sunday morning. Pol Capt Puthipong Chuenchom, a duty investigator of Saen Phudat police station in Ban Pho district, said the incident occurred at about 6.30am near Moo […]Read More

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Out-bound Vibhavadi Rangsit to close on night of Aug 25

The out-bound lanes of the Vibhavadi Rangsit Highway will be closed at kilometre marker 24+279 from 10 pm on Aug 25 to 4 am on Aug 26 for the installation of five steel girders on the bridge under construction across the highway into the Don Mueang international airport, the Highways Department announced. The department apologises […]Read More

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Chiang Mai-Chiang Rai highway reopened

The main highway between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai provinces in the upper North has been reopened to traffic after the five sections damaged by a flash flood were repaired. Pol Col Pongpeera Karaket, chief of Doi Saket police station in Chiang Mai, said the five sections of the highway were cut off by a […]Read More