Re: What is being done to increase tourist safety? (PM Mailbag Friday, 16 August 2013) – Another example of improving tourist safety would be to stop the Thai vendors speeding along the Beach Rd footpath on their motorbikes. Some of them ride slowly which is not so bad; however, others ride very fast and zig zag around the people walking. It is rather amusing to often see police booking bike riders on Beach Rd for various offenses and turning a blind eye to the speeding bikes on the footpath right in front of them. I would really appreciate someone explaining why this dangerous practice is allowed.
John Gekko Martin