parking

  • Thailand News

    Thailand’s MRTA tests smart parking system for free

    Bangkok motorists have the opportunity to utilise the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand’s (MRTA) innovative smart parking system free of charge during its testing phase. Starting yesterday, May 1, the Orange Line’s 10-storey Park’n’Ride facility on Ramkhamhaeng Road and a parking ground at the MRTA station on Rama IX Road are open for the public to test out. The…

  • Thailand News

    Beach umbrella operator sparks outrage on Jomtien Beach

    Residents and tourists on Jomtien Beach were left fuming after a beach umbrella operator was accused of monopolising parking access to their designated area, despite being a public space. The conduct of the operator sparked concerns among the beachgoers, prompting Deputy Mayor Wuthisak Rermkijakarn to take swift action. Expressing dismay at the reported behaviour, Deputy Mayor Wuthisak personally visited the…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok bans parking under BTS stations to ease traffic

    Bangkok’s traffic management authorities have implemented a new regulation prohibiting parking in the indented areas of central road islands beneath BTS Skytrain stations. The regulation, which took effect immediately, aims to alleviate traffic congestion and reduce accidents caused by illegal parking. The Royal Gazette announced a traffic regulation for Bangkok, effective today, which forbids parking in the indents of central…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket police warn against tampering with immobilisation devices

    The Phuket City Police issued a stern warning against tampering with the immobilisation devices placed on illegally parked vehicles. The caution came into effect yesterday, January 30, after an incident in Phuket City made the rounds on local social media platforms. A video circulating online showed a foreign tourist using a brick to unlock a chain fastened to the wheel…

  • Thailand News

    Thai student paralysed in shocking mall car park plunge: Police probe underway

    A Thai high school student, in her third year at a prominent school, was paralysed after she plunged from the fourth floor of a shopping mall car park. The shocking moment was captured by a passing vendor’s dashcam. Police are now urgently investigating the cause. At 9am today, Police Lieutenant Kaweewut Bunruang, the duty officer of Rayong City Police, was…

  • Thailand News

    Motorcycle parking fee confusion at Mo Chit 2 terminal clarified by TCL

    Transport Company Limited (TCL) clarified a recent complaint about a 1,500 baht fee for a four-day motorcycle parking at Mo Chit 2 terminal. The matter, raised on the Facebook page “Want to be famous, I’ll arrange it with a video clip,” featuring a caption claiming a charge of 1,500 baht for four-day motorcycle parking at Mo Chit 2, has been…

  • Thailand News

    Street parking woes: Costly reminder as Thai condo car ignites

    A car was set ablaze after being parked on the street due to a lack of parking spaces at a condominium in Pluak Daeng district, Rayong. The street parking incident serves as a costly reminder of the risks associated with street parking. A member of the We Are Consumers group shared the cautionary tale, stating that she had recently moved…

  • Phuket News

    Patong police clamp down on tuk tuk misuse of public parking spaces

    In a stringent move, Patong Police issued a stringent directive for all tuk tuk drivers to cease occupancy of public parking spaces, with a particular focus on the area alongside Patong Beach Road. The authorities swung into this action following an incident involving a tuk tuk driver who unlawfully utilised a public parking spot on the Beach Road, also known…

  • Crime News

    Pattaya troublemaker damages car over parking dispute

    In South Pattaya, a confrontation over a parking dispute turned aggressive as an irate troublemaker damaged a man’s car. The incident, which happened on Wednesday, April 26, was reported in Pattaya Mail today. The incident began when 25 year old Adisak Rachom parked his Nakhon Ratchasima-registered Nissan March in a public space by the Pattaya Beer Garden to drop off his…