Illegal Female Taxi Driver Arrested in Phuket

Phuket –

An illegal female taxi driver was arrested and fined after using her personal vehicle to transfer passengers as an illegal taxi in Phuket.

The Phuket Provincial Police told the Phuket Express that they were notified from concerned citizens about the illegal act over the past weekend. A woman who was an illegal taxi driver was using a personal vehicle to transfer passengers without any legal taxi licensing in Patong and the Phuket City area.

The female driver was identified by police as Ms. Phonpimon Thongnop. She was taken to the Phuket City Police Station to face charges of using personal vehicles to transfer passengers.

She was fined 2,000 baht.

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.