passenger vans

  • Road deaths

    Biker killed, 5 injured in bike/van crash south of Bangkok

    One man is dead and another 5 passengers injured after a big bike the man was driving slammed into a van making a U-turn along Old Sukhumvit road in the main business district. The incident occurred at about 8pm in tambon Bang Pu Mai, on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand, south of Bangkok. 32 year old Paveena Ratpipop, a…

  • Hua Hin

    Four family members killed, 8 injured, after van driver falls asleep at the wheel in Prachuap Khiri Khan

    PHOTO: sanook.com A horrific road accident has claimed the lives of four family members, and left eight other passengers with serious injuries after the van they were travelling in hit a tree in Prachuap Khiri Khan, central-southern Thailand. The incident happened as the van headed south on the Phetkasem Highway. The family were travelling from Ratchaburi in central Thailand to…

  • Transport

    New transport minister backtracks on previous government’s van upgrade policy

    The previous government was hellbent on upgrading many of the country’s old vans to new buses and min-buses. The proposals, and the decline of August 13, was met with a lot of opposition with public transport operators who would have to take on the new investment in upgrading equipment. The previous government’s intentions were to improve the levels of safety…