Public Transport in Hua Hin to be Strictly Monitored

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Public Transport in Hua Hin to be Strictly Monitored
Public Transport in Hua Hin to be Strictly Monitored

 

Relevant authorities are to closely supervise and monitor public transport services, particularly motorcycle-taxis and taxis in the city centre.

In a meeting of Police, municipal and military officers, the main issue was illegal acts and law violation by drivers of motorcycle-taxis and taxis in Hua Hin, which taint the image of the city. Unlawful acts reported by passengers have included speeding, improper dress and smoking while driving. In addition, Hua Hin authorities have been acknowledged that some motorcycle-taxi drivers have only personal driving licenses and have not correctly registered their vehicles.

They are being the opportunity correct this from 10th October 2016 to 10th January 2017. After this period, the authorities will arrest those who have ignore the laws. There are now 545 legal taxis, each of which has a yellow license plate; however 126 are illegal with a black plate. The illegal, with the help of some drivers of motorcycle-taxis, have been working here for almost 2 years. Hua Hin is soon to enjoy the high season when many tourists visit the city again. Public transport helps promote tourism and legal compliance will create a positive attitude among the visitors.

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