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LoS itaint

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About LoS itaint

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  1. Lack of access to education and therefore poor knowledge are the main factors behind a majority of the avoidable fatalities. A high percentage of Thais are either unskilled, on low incomes or unemployed. This means that generation after generation suffer from from their parents and they in turn are poorly educated. The Government have gradually introduced new rules and regulations into the lol Thai Highway Code lol but the police either are not aware of them or just do not care about implementing them.
  2. I was pulled over at a set of lights for no apparent reason, apart from being a farrang i suspect, in Pattaya, when i pointed out to the officer there was a pick up at the traffic lights with 9 on the back he just told me to go!!!
  3. Anything remotely associated with Thais driving and knowledge of their highway code is an absolute deadly farce. The majority have not got a scooby doo of the rules and regulations and those that do the majority have no respect for them. The Government can introduce new laws but they are ignored and not enforced by their Keystone Cop police force...........AMAZING THAILAND
  4. Exactly!....& the Keystone Cops have let it continue ever since.....I was routinely pulled over at a set of lights for no apparent reason in Pattaya, when i pointed out to the officer there was a pick up at the lights with 9 on the back he just told me to go!!!
  5. Exactly!....& the Keystone Cops have let it continue ever since
  6. Its not always foreigners with no work permits on a minimum wage that get onto the back of a pick up, i see many families doing it & generally its the youngsters on the back. Everyone in life has options & for whatever reason a person would get onto the back of a truck they chose that option.
  7. They couldn't afford a taxi!.....To my knowledge no more than 6 can ride on the back of a pick up, the indigenous natives of Thailand should know that, no seat belts no helmets its an accident waiting to happen & on this occasion its lucky there was not a fatality. Yes I have seen the big trucks in Pattaya carrying 30 or more slave labourers on the truck-bed from the construction sites to their shanty's but i have never seen the big trucks swerve sharply to avoid contact with another vehicle and then roll over have you?. There lies the difference & i rest my case
  8. Zero sympathy for any of those injured who were squatting in the rear of the pick up, my 7yr old knows its a stupid & dangerous thing to do, but then i doubt if that registers with the victims. The one common denominator i have noticed with these incidents is that the drivers of the overloaded vehicles have to swerve to avoid another who allegedly has cut them up.
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