Bangkok police will renew efforts to bring public passenger vans into line after a surge in complaints about widespread violations of traffic rules that worsen traffic congestion in the city, according to a Thai Rath report on Sunday.
The crackdown will start on Monday, the report said, quoting Pol Maj Gen Piya Tawichai, chief of the Police Traffic Division.
The officer said police had received complaints that many drivers of unregistered vans illegally parked and ate up traffic lanes at bus stops as well as picked up and dropped off passengers outside designated stops. This caused traffic problems to be more severe in the highly congested areas of the city.
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