Phuket Taxi Motorbike Rider Fined After Being Rude to Customer

Phuket –

A taxi motorbike rider was fined after he was caught being impolite and unprofessional with a passenger in Patong.

The Phuket Land Transport Office Chief Mr. Atcha Buajan told the Phuket Express that a video clip of a taxi rider being impolite complete with rude words to a female Thai passenger has gone viral on local social media.

The incident was on the Rat Uthit 200 Road in Patong.

The motorbike taxi rider was later identified by Patong Police only as Mr. Prasertchai, 37, from Nakhon Si Thammarat. He was taken to the Patong Police Station.

Mr. Atcha told the Phuket Express that the taxi motorbike rider is facing charges of using his personal motorbike as a taxi motorbike, driving with an expired driving license, driving a motorbike with expired tax, and not wearing a helmet.

Prasertchai was fined in total 2,500 baht.


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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.