Fifteen Foreign Riders Arrested in Patong Breaking Traffic Rules

Patong –

Fifteen foreign riders have been arrested in Patong this week for breaking traffic rules.

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that they arrested in total 15 foreign riders this week.

Ten of them were unable to present legal driving licenses. Police released their nationalities but not their names:

  1. American man
  2. French man
  3. British man
  4. French man
  5. German man
  6. Chinese man
  7. Czech man
  8. Belgian man
  9. Australian man
  10. Polish man

Three of them were not wearing helmets:

  1. Russian man
  2. Indian man
  3. Polish man

Two Australian men were also arrested for driving on wrong direction.

This is part of an ongoing crackdown on foreigners breaking Thai laws in Phuket.

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.