Public Vans Continue to Break lawThe army and the Department of Land and Transport of Pattaya city have yet again been to inspect a group of public mini vans after receiving complaints from local people that they were still breaking the law.
PATTAYA – September 2,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; army forces from the 14th Military Circle, public authorities of Amphur Banglamung, municipal officials and the Department of Land Transport officers went to inspect an area along central Pattaya road in order to reorganize the public mini vans. The officers found that there were 6 booths selling tickets that had obstructed traffic routes and also blocked the pavement.
The officers of the Department of Land and Transport revealed that last month (August 2015) the committee for organizing the public vehicles had already inspected them and had asked for their cooperation in abiding to the laws and regulations. At present some of them were still break the law and local people had continually complained about them the army of the 14th Military Circle. Therefore, the army and police had gone to the area to inspect the situation again where they found that some public vans had parked in no-parking areas. Also some owners had more than 1 vehicle which is against the regulations as they can only own one. They had also set up booths to sell tickets on the pavement causing problems for pedestrians. The officials then seized all their equipment and moved them from the area.