Chiang Mai Police seized 155 modified motorcycles in a crackdown on illegal street racers.
Provincial Police Region 5 carried out the June 20-30 operation across the North, targeting street racers. A total 103 people were arrested on charges of blocking traffic, reckless driving, driving without a license, lending a vehicle to an unlicensed driver, and driving an illegally modified vehicle. Police also confiscated 70 loudly modified exhaust pipes.
Region 5 deputy chief Pol. Maj. Gen. Pandit Tungkasetranee warned parents and guardians of young drivers to better supervise their children and teach them about the dangers of road racing.