Tow-away policy to impose on 30 more roads

(30 October) Traffic police plans to impose a tow-away policy in another 30 more roads
throughout Bangkok, after feedback reveals the success of the policy adopted in the 10 main

Assistant to Police Chief, Pol.Lt.Col Ruangsak Jaritake, and Traffic Police Commander, Pol.
Maj.Gen. Jirasan Kaewsaengek, inspected traffic conditions in front of Bonkai Market on Rama IV road
to estimate the traffic police’s actions carried out under the tow-away policy to ease traffic
congestion in Bangkok’s 10 main routes. 

Pol.Lt.Col. Ruangsak said that the policy’s outcome proved to be a great success
and was well-received by commuters since its implementation on 21 October.

So far, 67 vehicles were towed away and
their owners went to retrieve them within 30 minutes. For the moment, no cars are left at police
stations and no complaints were made from the public. 

The policy’s phase 2 will then be imposed
on 30 more routes starting on 1 November. 

The 30 roads that will be included in the tow-away policy are:

Pracharat 1                  
Bamrung Muang       
Samsen Krung Kasem
Ram Intra Yaowarat
Chaeng Wattana Silom
Ngamwongwan Charansanitwong
Prachachuen Charoennakorn
Nawamin Ratchadapisek – Rama
Romklao Ratchadapisek – Talad Plu
Ladkrabang Somdej Chaophraya
Praditmanutham Krung
Srinagarindra Somdet Phrachao Taksin
Pracha Uthit
Charoen Krung Petchkasem
Rama II
Chakpetch Rajapreuk


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