Drivers Now Face Bt50,000 Fine for Failing to Fasten Cargo After Woman Crushed by Shipping Container

Drivers Now Face Bt50,000 Fine for Failing to Fasten Cargo After Woman Crushed by Shipping Container

BANGKOK – Thailand’s Department of Land Transport (DLT) has announced that as of September truck drivers transporting containers that fail to fasten shipping containers’ twist locks before going on the road will be fined a maximum Bt50,000. The new fine comes after a 34-year-old Thai woman was crushed and killed by a fallen shipping container […]

Thailand’s Department of Land Transport Orders Older Taxi Mini Vans Off the Road

More than 950 vans have had to stop operating in and around Bangkok and the Thai capital is set to get mini-buses next year.

Thailand’s Department of Land Transport Orders Older Taxi Mini Vans Off the Road

BANGKOK – The Thai government’s move to phase out taxi vans for safety reasons and replace them with mini-buses advanced a step further this week. Vans that have been operating for more than 10 years were ordered off the road from Monday. Must-reads from across Asia – directly to your inbox Commuters had mixed feelings […]

Thailand’s Transport Ministry Officially Launches “DLT Taxi OK” Safe Taxi Service

Thailand’s Transport Ministry Officially Launches “DLT Taxi OK” Safe Taxi Service

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Department of Land Transport (DLT) has officially launched its own mobile application yesterday (Jan 26) for taxi service called “DLT Taxi OK” as a more convenient and safer alternative for public transportation. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith boasted of the safer and more reliable taxi service as feedback on every driver’s standard […]