DLT to reconsider high price of new driver’s license training

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BANGKOK,(NNT) – The Department of Land Transport (DLT) has affirmed that new driver’s license acquisition requirements will be pushed out to 2019 to assure that all systems are ready and that the price of training may be reconsidered due to public resistance.

Thailand News 18-03-17 4 NNT DLT to reconsider high price of new driver's license training 1

DLT Director-General Sanit Phromwong has sought to explain that two new ministry regulations passed by the Cabinet to do with driver’s licenses were approved with a view to increase road safety but assured the rules would not be implemented until 2019 to assure that all necessary support systems are in place.

On work to have more private driving schools assist in training drivers, the department head said that DLT offices in the provinces have proven insufficient to meet with public demand. He also responded to criticism that the 5,000 baht cost of new driver’s license training will be reconsidered.

He reminded that in the meantime, citizens can still seek driver’s licenses and training at their nearest DLT office at a cost of 650 baht per person.

  • le chef

    BANGKOK,(NNT) – The Department of Land Transport (DLT) has affirmed that new driver’s license acquisition requirements will be pushed out to 2019 to assure that all systems are ready and that the price of training may be reconsidered due to public resistance.

    public resistance — who runs this country

    • Darius

      The ladyboys

  • le chef

    i dont understand this, but i do believe that you need a thai driving licence to drive on the roads, so if the thais have driving licences the system is working – dont you think

  • Tim

    corruption is going to be a problem