A reward of as high as 20,000 baht will be offered to those who recorded photos and/or videos of illegal motorcyclists and reported them to the Royal Thai Police, according to the Deputy National Police Chief.
Police General Damrongsak Kittipraphat, Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Thai Police, revealed today, November 10th, that the police will tighten their law enforcement against motorcyclists who are found to violate the traffic laws, starting next Monday, November 15th.
The official also encouraged the public to report violators by sending clips recording illegal acts to the police. Those who reported could also have a chance to win a prize of up to 20,000 baht every month.
“Prizes will be offered to clip owners to win up to 20,000 baht. About 10 prizes will be given away every month, totaling 50,000 baht,” Damrongsak stated.
Bangkok’s deputy governor Sakolthee Phatthiyakul further stated that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has strictly enforced the punishment of illegal driving and motorcyclists who drove and parked on the pavement. A number of 40,000 cases was reported since July 2018.
In the capital, Bangkok citizens have reported a total of 160,000 cases involving illegal motorcycling. Of that, 77,000 fines have been made and 38,000 cases cannot be traced and are to be prosecuted by investigators, according to Police General Damrongsak Kittipraphat
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