The Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) and the Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand (EVAT) donated anti-COVID-19 protective screens to drivers of Tuk Tuk three-wheeled motor vehicles at tourist destinations.
MEA deputy governor Wilas Chaloeysat and EVAT vice president Kisada Uttamote made the donation in their “Change TukTuks to New Normal” campaign. They intended to create public confidence in Tuk Tuk service and also promote the use of electric TukTuk vehicles to protect the environment and promote tourism in Thailand.
Mr Wilas said all parties had to seriously help control the coronavirus disease 2019 and without a proper measure, Tuk Tuk service might transmit the disease because people were increasingly commuting when business resumed.
Free protective screens were installed on 150 Tuk Tuk auto rickshaws at major tourist destinations including Nana and Sukhumvit roads, Klong Toey market, Sanam Luang area and Pak Klong Talad market. (TNA)