motorcycle taxi rider

  • Pattaya News

    Motorbike taxi driver splash spat with tourist sparks row

    A splash spat between a Thai Win motorbike taxi driver and an Indian tourist during Pattaya’s Songkran festivity ignited when the foreigner got drenched. The kerfuffle arose when the Win driver’s playful seven year old son soaked the tourist, triggering a heated altercation. The entire event took place on Pattaya Second Road towards Khao Phra Tamnak around 7pm on April…

  • Thailand News

    Thai woman exposes half-naked motorbike rider (video)

    A Thai woman shared a video of a half naked motorcycle rider from a ride-hailing application on social media to warn other users. The 20 year old victim shared a video of her ride on Facebook and Instagram. The video showed the indecent motorcycle rider wearing a black jacket without any underwear. The woman stated in the video caption… “Do…

  • Thailand News

    German tourist sexually assaulted on Phuket motorcycle taxi ride

    A 37 year old female German tourist was sexually assaulted while riding a motorcycle taxi in Phuket in the early hours of yesterday. The victim, whose identity remains undisclosed, reported the incident to authorities at Patong Police Station around 4.26am. Following a night of exploring Phuket City’s Old Town, she sought a ride back to her hotel at approximately 12.45am.…

  • Thailand News

    Phuket taxi rider denies sexually assault of German woman

    A German woman filed a complaint against a Thai motorcycle taxi rider in Phuket, accusing him of sexual assault. The suspect denied the allegation, claiming that the foreign woman hugged him throughout the ride. The victim, a 37 year old German woman, reported the sexual assault to the Mueang Phuket Police Station yesterday, February 26. The foreign victim said the incident…

  • Thailand News

    Motorcycle taxi rider stabs rival rider after dispute over passenger

    A 73 year old motorcycle taxi rider in the central province of Chachoengsao stabbed a rival taxi rider after the victim accused him of stealing a passenger. Officers from Mueang Chachoengsao Police Station intervened in a confrontation between two motorcycle taxi riders outside the Metropolitan Waterworks Office on Junlanan Road in Chachoengsao province on February 5. Officers witnessed the 43…

  • Thailand News

    Pattaya punch-up perplexes police: Viral video captures motorcycle taxi turmoil outside central mall

    A viral video emerged on Thai social media over the weekend showing a brutal attack on a foreign man by two motorcycle taxi riders outside Central Pattaya shopping mall. Police said they had received no reports of the incident. The Facebook user, เดฟร็อก ไทย, shared the video of the attack on December 30 with a caption that said: Pattaya motorcycle…

  • Thailand News

    Taxi rider in Pattaya nabbed for overcharging 1,600 baht for 3-kilometre trip

    Mueang Pattaya Police Station officers arrested a motorcycle taxi rider without a permit for overcharging two passengers 1,600 baht for a 3-kilometre trip to Pattaya International Fireworks Festival. The suspect shipped the blame onto another rider. Two passengers shared their money transfer receipt on social media and explained that a motorcycle taxi rider charged them 1,600 baht for a trip…

  • Thailand News

    Brawl between taxi and Bolt riders erupts outside Pattaya Police Station

    Police officers intervened in a physical altercation between a motorcycle taxi rider and a group of app-based drivers, reportedly Bolt, outside Mueang Pattaya Police Station last night, October 31. This year’s Halloween evening turned violent in Pattaya when a Bolt rider attempted to attack a motorcycle taxi driver with a broken glass bottle. The taxi rider also prepared for the…

  • Crime News

    Motorcycle taxi driver stole from senior passenger to fund gambling habit

    A motorcycle taxi driver who allegedly stole a senior female passenger’s belongings was arrested in Bangkok. The stolen items, which included coins, a mobile phone, and 1,700 baht in cash, were sold off by the suspect to fund his gambling habit. The case began when a 70 year old woman reported that she had left her bag containing valuables on…

  • Thailand News

    Thai government pledges better conditions for motorcycle taxi drivers

    The Thai government has recently taken into account a series of grievances from motorcycle taxi drivers, tasking the Transport Ministry with the job of enhancing their working conditions. The decision was made yesterday, following a meeting between Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin and representatives from the drivers’ community. The gathering took place at the Pheu Thai Party headquarters in Bangkok, marking…

  • Thailand News

    Ex-wife of Thai taxi motorcyclist murderer provides insight into shocking family massacre

    The ex-wife of the taxi motorcyclist murderer, who shot and brutally killed five members of his former partner’s family before taking his own life in Bangkok, has spoken out about the shocking incident. Known only as Chompoo, the ex-wife of the taxi motorcyclist murderer, Somchai Kaewkomol, provided some context to the incident and clarified some initial speculations, while the police…

  • Thailand News

    Phuket motorcycle taxi rider fined for overcharging and threatening passenger

    A motorcycle taxi rider in the Patong neighbourhood of Phuket has been fined 2,500 baht after trying to overcharge and threaten a passenger. The incident was reported by 32 year old Wilaiwan Khormobklang to officers at Patong Police Station yesterday, May 10. The rider, identified as Prasertchai, operates on Rat Uthit 200 Years Road in Patong sub-district, Kathu district, Phuket.…

  • Pattaya News

    Kind Pattaya motorcycle taxi rider returns tourist’s wallet with 13,000 baht

    While there are many complaints about drivers and motorcycle taxi riders in Thailand, sometimes, acts of kindness make headlines too. A kind Pattaya motorcycle taxi rider returned a forgotten wallet containing over 13,700 baht in cash to an American tourist. The rider, Nonglak Prakobsap returned the wallet in the early hours of yesterday at 4am. Nonglak spotted the black wallet…