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Thai Traffic Police Engages Motorists via e-Survey
Source: FutureGov, by Thanya Kunakornpaiboonsiri, http://www.futuregov.asia/articles/2013/feb/13/thai-traffic-police-engages-motorists-e-survey/
Source Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Created: Feb 14, 2013

The Royal Thai Police Headquarters used an online survey to receive input from motorists to identify Bangkok’s worst traffic congestion spots and the factors contributing to jams. 

Deputy Bangkok Police Chief Pol Maj Gen Worasak Nopsitthiporn revealed that the e-survey, conducted over the past week, showed major intersections with the worst congestion. They are Asok, Sukhumvit Soi 24, Sukhumvit Soi 26, Surasak-Sathon, Silom, Narinthon, Kae Rai, Pongpet, Pratunam, Makkasan, Nana, Phloenchit, Chalerm Phao and Pathumwan. 

Some entire roads were subjected to traffic congestion, namely Lat Phrao, Phahon Yothin, Ramkhamhaeng, Sukhumvit, Phetchaburi, Nana (Sukhumvit Soi 3), Ratchadamri, Rama I, Ratchaprarop, Phaya Thai, Silom, Sathon, Yaowarat, Charoen Krung, Prasert Manukit, Pradit Manutham, Rama IX, Asok-Din Daeng, Asok-Montri, Ratchadaphisek, Rama IV, Ratchaphruek, Kalapaphruek, Ngam Wong Wan, Rattanathibet, Krungthep-Non, Pracha Chuen, Chaeng Watthana, Ram Intra and Srinakarin. 

The respondents to the e-survey said that traffic congestion on motorists using the same roads to access department stores, schools, government offices, and fair venues where there is not enough parking space. 

The situation is made worse when drivers violate traffic laws, they said and continued that offences that cause congestion include driving against the flow of traffic, ignoring parking bans and making sharp turns. 

In response to the e-survey’s feedback, Pol Maj Gen Nopsitthiporn has managed to order traffic police to take strict action violators of give main offences in an effort to improve the congestion. 

“They are driving against traffic flow, driving on footpaths, double-parking, making sudden turns and running red lights,” he said.
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