Automobile policies to be revised to enhance credibility


BANGKOK – The Department of Land Transport will revise its public and private automobile policies in a bid to increase the public’s confidence in the country’s land transportation policies and services.

Sanit Promwong, Director-General of the Department of Land Transport, spoke today of the department’s 2016 policy which will emphasize fast and efficient services.

He said the department aims to enhance its automotive engineering industry to match international standards to ensure the safety of public transportation vehicles. The department will also install GPS navigation systems on public vehicles and clearly display the identification cards of the drivers.

As for private vehicles, the department will enforce inspection policies of vehicles and enhance the credibility of driver licenses by revising the content tests and the standards of driving schools.