Patong police clamp down on tuk tuk misuse of public parking areas

In a stringent transfer, Patong Police issued a stringent directive for all tuk tuk drivers to cease occupancy of public parking spaces, with a specific give attention to the realm alongside Patong Beach Road.
The authorities swung into this action following an incident involving a tuk tuk driver who unlawfully utilised a public parking spot on the Beach Road, also called Thaweewong Road. Behind the scenes unfolded on a Saturday afternoon. Accompanying it is a rash of complaints sieving in by way of social media platforms, which the Patong Police duly noted in their report.
On the stated Saturday, at three.45pm, Patong Traffic Police Captain Pongpan Tesawit arrived on the scene to enlighten the motive force on his misdemeanour. The driver stationed his car on one of many twin parking areas along the beach street. Notably, the spot at which this transgression occurred, offers for the parking of 24 public automobiles.
The stern warning was issued beneath the purview of Patong Police Chief, Police Colonel Sujin Nilbadi, and supplemented by the three Deputy Superintendents of Patong Police Station: Lieutenant Colonel Somporn Surin, Lt. Col. Phum Samem Voranon and Lt. Col. Wutthiwat Liangboonjinda.
Tuk tuk operators have been firmly instructed to keep away from intimidation or threatening behaviour in the path of any automobiles arriving to choose up vacationers. This motion was justified as a means to prevent potential fear or misery amongst others violently coerced or exhibiting indicators of contravening liberties reported Phuket News.
Drivers of these three-wheelers have been exhorted to venture a hospitable picture, by providing amiable services to vacationers visiting the Patong area.
The warning from Patong Police emphatically reiterated…

“Do not take benefit [of people], and cost a good fare to promote a good tourism picture for Phuket and Thailand.”

It’s value noting that alongside the prohibition warning issued by Patong Police that appeared on-line, a picture of a ‘green-plate’ taxi intruding upon the lineup of public parking spaces was included. However, within the warning issued, no express mention or reference was made to the green-plate taxis..

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