The Kathu district is encouraging motorbike riders to use helmets 100 percent of the time.
A team of Kathu officials led by the Kathu district Chief Siwat Rawangkul and public health officials joined in the 100 percent wearing of helmets campaign.
Mr. Siwat told the Phuket Express that Phuket and Kathu officials are encouraging both motorbike riders and passengers to wear helmets. Motorbike drivers must follow traffic rules and not drive when drinking alcohol. The campaign is aimed to prevent and reduce road accidents.