Tags : Tuk Tuk

South

Tuk-tuk driver shot 9 times by rival in Hat Yai

SONGKHLA: A tuk-tuk driver was fighing for his life in hospital on Monday after being shot nine times by a rival driver at Hat Yai railway station on Sunday. Police said Sao Puangthong, 40, was shot by Chaowalit Phuthaksin, 40. They were members of the same tuk-tuk queue, operating from one side of Hat Yai […]Read More

News

COVID-19: Tuk-tuks turn from tourist darling to parcel delivery

Bangkok’s iconic tuk-tuks are suffering because of the coronavirus, with tourists scarce on the streets, so some drivers have banded together to offer an economical new parcel delivery service. About 50 tuk-tuk drivers have formed Tuk Tuk X and they unveiled their new business on Tuesday on a Facebook account, offering delivery of goods in […]Read More

Phuket

Tributes flow for Canadian tourist killed in motorbike collision with

PHUKET: Tributes have flowed online for 35-year-old Canadian tourist Sean Cundell of Ottawa after he died in a motorbike collision with a tuk-tuk in Chalong last week. Maj Ekkachai Siri of the Phuket Tourist Police confirmed that the accident occurred shortly before 1:30am last Thursday (Dec 12). Full story: thephuketnews.com By The Phuket NewsRead More

Bangkok

Social media storm over sex in a tuk-tuk video posted

Social media vigilantes were up in arms on Friday over two video clips showing a woman sitting on a male passenger’s lap and apparently enjoying sex with him in a moving tuk-tuk on a Bangkok street early in the morning. The first clip showed five passengers – three men and two women – travelling in […]Read More

Phuket

Rescue team delivers baby girl in tuk-tuk stuck in Phuket

PHUKET: Rawai rescue workers stuck in a traffic jam in Phuket Town this morning (June 26) had an unexpected call to provide assistance when a tuk-tuk driver jumped in front of their ambulance, asking them to help a woman give birth in the back of his tuk-tuk. Nuttapol Kaewpraju of the Rawai Municipality’s Rawai Rescue […]Read More

Phuket

Patong tuk-tuk drivers attack, kill motorbike taxi tout

PHUKET: A motorbike taxi tout was shot dead in an attack by a gang of tuk-tuk drivers in a shopping complex forecourt on the Patong beach road early yesterday morning (June 23). One of the tuk-tuk drivers, Chatchai “Loh” Dumchua, has already surrended to police and handed in the gun used in the shooting. Full […]Read More

Bangkok

Tuk-tuk driver overcharging Americans apologises

A tuk-tuk driver who charged three American tourists 500 baht each for a trip has apologised for his actions and confessed to all charges. Tourist police tracked down the accused driver after the JS100 Facebook page posted a story about a tuk-tuk driver collecting a fare of 500 baht each from three American tourists using […]Read More