Phuket officials call in ‘out of province’ tour buses for brake checks

PUBLISHED ON WED, AUG 9, 2017 12:11 PM

Phuket officials call in ‘out of province’ tour buses for brake checks

The Phuket News

 

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Tour buses not registered in Phuket but used for carrying tourists around the island have been 'invited' to have brake checks. Photo: The Phuket News / file

 

PHUKET: -- Following the tour bus crash on Patong Hill on Sunday night that wiped out several vehicles, including a tuk-tuk carrying tourists, and left dozens of people injured, the Phuket Land Transport Office (PLTO) has “invited” tour buses registered in other provinces to have their brakes checked.

 

The “invitation” came yesterday (Aug 8) in a formal announcement issued by the PLTO.

 

The announcement followed Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong ordering a raft of safety measures to prevent further devastating accidents on the steep hill road after personally inspecting the crash site with PLTO Chief Banyat Kantha on Monday (Aug 7). 

 

Full story: https://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-officials-call-in-out-of-province-tour-buses-for-brake-checks-63382.php

 
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