90 Illegal Taxi Drivers in Phuket Fined in Four Months

Phuket –

In total 90 illegal taxi drivers in Phuket were fined in the past three months and 33 of them have had their driving licenses suspended for 90 days.

The Phuket Land Transport Officer (PLTO) Chief Mr. Atcha Buacha told The Phuket Express, “We have continued to crack down on illegal taxis (Black Plates) especially at Phuket International Airport, piers, and tourism places.”

“Since September last year in total 90 illegal taxi drivers were fined 2,000 baht. Thirty-three of them had their driving licenses suspended for 90 days. If anyone notices illegal taxi drivers, please call 1584 to inform us,Mr. Atcha added.

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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.