Government U Turn On Pick-Up Passengers

The Government have completed a U Turn on their decision to ban travelling in the back of pick-ups saying “It is part of Thai life”.

The move follows numerous complaints from the public resulting in the authorities relenting.

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New regulations will be put in place that may include a speed and passenger limitation.

How the rules are applied will be at police discretion.

There is no doubt that a complete ban would cause hardship on the people of Thailand but you have to consider how valuable a human life is.

If the government are serious about reducing deaths on the roads, they have to come up with a serious plan of action and stick with it, otherwise fatalities will simply increase.

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