A Russian man was fined 2,500 baht after he was caught riding the opposite way on a one-way road in Phuket Old Town.
The Phuket City Traffic Police told the Phuket Express that on Monday (July 10th), a foreign rider was seen riding a motorbike the wrong way on the Thalang Road in Phuket Old Town which is a one-way Road.
The Russian rider was identified by police only as Mr. Armeekan. He was taken to Phuket City Police Station and he faced charges of riding without a driving license and was fined 1,000 Baht, and reckless riding, for which he was fined 1,000 Baht, and also riding in the wrong direction for which he was fined 500 Baht. In total he was fined 2,500 baht.
The motorbike rental operator was fined 2,000 Baht for allowing riders who do not have a driving license to ride their motorbikes.