Trucks to be Banned During Rush Hours in Phuket


Phuket –

Trucks with ten wheels or more will be banned on roads in Phuket during rush hours, said the Phuket Governor.

The Phuket Governor Sophon Suwannarat told the Phuket Express that trucks with more than ten wheels will be banned on roads in Phuket from 6:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. and from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. except on Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays, starting from July 1st, 2024.

This new rule is to solve traffic problems and prevent road accidents in Phuket, said the Governor.

However, there is an exception for fire engines or trucks from government offices that help people to fill water in the dry season, added the governor.

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.