Various checkpoints have been installed in and around the coastal city of Pattaya as part of Songkran
The coastal city of Pattaya has reinstalled the annual Songkran checkpoints with the aim of reducing traffic accidents during the Thai New Year.
The deputy. district head of Banglamung, Khun Paradee Pluksopa, chaired a ceremony to open a “service point at the crossroads of Chaloemphrakiat, where, as tradition requires, a number of bobos were present, from both the provincial administration, the Nongprue police, members of the Civil Defense Volunteers of Nongprue, Banglamung Public Health Department and local administrators.
The deputy. district head (center of photo) and her entourage of police and other political figures announced that the road safety checks will take place until April 16.
An employee of the Nongprue neighborhood community, Khun. Wirat Tantipalakul said the service points are intended to ensure that people comply with the traffic rules and to provide assistance to drivers who may be tired of driving to Pattaya for the holidays, as well as assistance to the tourists.