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  • Drunk Cycling Will Soon Be Considered Legal Offence With 500 Baht Fine

    Drunk bicyclists who are currently immune to litigation because there is no law to make drunk cycling an offence will in the near future face a fine of 500 baht under a new traffic bill which passed the first reading of the National Legislative Assembly on Thursday.     Pol Maj-Gen Aekkarak Limsangkart, deputy commissioner...

  • A Reduction Of 100 million+ Plastic Bags At 7-Eleven Stores In One Month

    A reduction of 100 million+ plastic bags at 7-eleven stores in one month.     More than 100 million plastic bags have not bee used at Thailand’s 7-eleven stores in the past month, valued at more than 20 million baht. CP All Public Company, the sole operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores in Thailand, announced its...

  • Driving Slowly In High-Speed Lane To Soon Become A Punishable Offence

    Motorists driving at low speed in right-hand lanes will soon be subjected to fines, thanks to the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), giving a nod in principle to a draft law amending the Land Traffic Act yesterday.     The proposed law will also allow the use of an electronic driver’s licence.   Police representative Pol...

  • Ban On E-Cigarettes Under Study After Enforcement Problems Emerge

    A review of the ban on e-cigarettes is being launched in light of difficulties in enforcing the law.   A working panel led by the Commerce Ministry has assigned the Tobacco Control Research and Knowledge Management Centre (TRC) to conduct a study in response to legal hurdles affecting implementation of the ban.   The panel...

  • Thai Driving Licence On Your Phone Starts Today

    Sanook reported that the scheme to be able to show details of a Thai driving licence on your phone starts today.     From 15th January it will be unnecessary to carry the regular plastic licence with you if you have applied for the Electronic Driving Licence.   This can be shown to the police...