Patong police clamp down on tuk tuk misuse of public parking spaces

In a stringent transfer, Patong Police issued a stringent directive for all tuk tuk drivers to stop occupancy of public parking areas, with a particular focus on the realm alongside Patong Beach Road.
The authorities swung into this action following an incident involving a tuk tuk driver who unlawfully utilised a public parking spot on the Beach Road, also referred to as Thaweewong Road. This incident unfolded on a Saturday afternoon. Accompanying this could be a rash of complaints sieving in through social media platforms, which the Patong Police duly famous of their report.
On the said Saturday, at 3.45pm, Patong Traffic Police Captain Pongpan Tesawit arrived on the scene to enlighten the motive force on his misdemeanour. The driver stationed his car on one of many twin parking locations along the seashore street. Notably, the spot at which this transgression occurred, provides for the parking of 24 public autos.
The stern warning was issued under the purview of Patong Police Chief, Police Colonel Sujin Nilbadi, and supplemented by the three Deputy Superintendents of Patong Police Station: Lieutenant Colonel Somporn Surin, Lt. Col. Phum Samem Voranon and Lt. Col. Wutthiwat Liangboonjinda.
Tuk tuk operators have been firmly instructed to avoid intimidation or threatening behaviour in course of any automobiles arriving to pick up vacationers. This action was justified as a method to stop potential worry or misery amongst others violently coerced or exhibiting indicators of contravening liberties reported Phuket News.
Crazy of those three-wheelers have been exhorted to venture a hospitable picture, by offering amiable providers to tourists visiting the Patong area.
The warning from Patong Police emphatically reiterated…

“Do not take advantage [of people], and charge a good fare to promote a great tourism picture for Phuket and Thailand.”

It’s price noting that alongside the prohibition warning issued by Patong Police that appeared online, an image of a ‘green-plate’ taxi intruding upon the lineup of public parking areas was included. However, within the warning issued, no specific point out or reference was made to the green-plate taxis..

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