Pattaya motorcyclists think Covid-19 a free pass to drive like idiots

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Motorcyclists stopped at a police checkpoint on Thepprasit Road at the Kheha Weekend Market and fined for traffic offenses, complained that due to COVID-19, they had no money to pay the fines.
Motorcyclists stopped at a police checkpoint on Thepprasit Road at the Kheha Weekend Market and fined for traffic offenses, complained that due to COVID-19, they had no money to pay the fines.

According to Pattaya’s bad drivers, because of the coronavirus they should no longer be ticketed for risking their lives and others.

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Rather than wear helmets, gets a license, drive on the correct side of the road and not speed, motorcyclists stopped at a police checkpoint on Thepprasit Road at the Kheha Weekend Market March 21 blamed the police for enforcing traffic laws and writing them tickets.

The bad-driver logic goes like this: Yes, we know we’re breaking the law, but we don’t have any money now because of business closures and tourist departures due to the coronavirus. So we should be given a pass.

More than 3,200 people were killed on Thailand’s roads already this year, the overwhelmingly majority on motorbikes. Meanwhile, only one Thai has died from Covid-19.

This law-breaking biker seems amused as a policeman prepares to give him a traffic violation ticket.
This law-breaking biker seems amused as a policeman prepares to give him a traffic violation ticket.
Police on the lookout for traffic offenders on Thepprasit Road.
Police on the lookout for traffic offenders on Thepprasit Road.