Hua Hin as model for traffic management in the provinces


RACHUAP KHIRI KHAN, 18 July 2014 – The Assistant Commissioner of the Royal Thai Police, Pol. Lt. Gen. Ruengsak Charit-ek, visited the area in front of Chatchai market on Petchakasem Road in Hua Hin to observe the traffic monitoring activities and make sure motorists are driving in accordance the 5 Jom campaign. The campaign calls to arrest those who do not conform to five common traffic rules. Mr. Ruengsak said that Hua Hin is the first province outside Bangkok where this program is being utilized and is under the responsibility of Metropolitan Police Bureau, which has started launching a campaign and hopes to be the model for other provinces. Hua Hin was selected to be part of the trial campaign also because it is an important province for tourists who come from Thailand as well as international tourists. Highway Police and Tourist Police will also cooperate to assist with the campaign with the hope that it will help ease the traffic problems and accidents.