Soi South Pattaya, which connects to Soi Kophai 4, is a perfect example. During rush hour, the tiny soi that connects to Thepprasit Road comes to a standstill as cars try to cut around major streets and traffic lights. Drivers don’t seem to get that wading through the quagmire takes longer than the lights.
Pattaya side streets haven’t changed in years, which becomes painfully obvious when traffic tries to go two ways on streets built for one.
Local business owner Surachat Wongtalay, 38, said many accidents occur on the street and wants to see city hall or the police send officers to regulate traffic and forbid large vehicles.