Fines for traffic violations in Thailand

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Many tourists and travelers in Thailand prefer full freedom of movement, which take to rent a motorbike or a car (in detail about all the details of the lease you can read our article "rent a motorcycle and a car in Thailand"). Personal management of transport in a foreign country inevitably could lead to the meeting on the road with the police concerning violations of traffic rules. To be ready for such a dialogue is not superfluous to know the fines for the most popular traffic violations in Thailand.

The following fines operate on the entire territory of the Kingdom and does not vary depending on the cities/provinces:

  • Driving without license plate – 400 baht (see currency of Thailand, the exchange rate)
  • The red color of the traffic light – 300 baht
  • Reckless driving – 400 baht
  • A turn in the wrong place – 400 baht
  • Parking in the wrong place – 200 baht (plus evacuation)
  • Driving without insurance – 600 baht
  • Traffic in the opposite lane – 200 baht
  • Driving vehicle without driving license of the corresponding category 400 baht 1000 baht
  • Driving vehicle without registration (registration certificate) – 400 baht
  • The blocking of the fare is 200 baht
  • A motorcycle (motorbike) without a helmet is 200 baht
  • Driving while intoxicated or refusing honey.examination up to one year in prison or a fine of 5,000 to 20,000 baht, disqualification from driving for 6 months
  • Control the vehicle in a drunken state, if it resulted in infliction of injury to others from one to five years in prison or fine of 20 000 to 100 000 baht, disqualification from driving for 1 year
  • Control the vehicle in a drunken state, if it led to the infliction of grievous bodily harm to others from two to six years in prison or a fine of 40,000 to 120,000 baht, disqualification from driving for 1 year
  • Control the vehicle in a drunken state, if it resulted in infliction of death to other persons – from three to ten years in prison and a fine of 60 000 to 200 000 baht, the cancellation of driver's license

Keep in mind that in the last year, the authorities of Thailand in a very tough fight with the drunk drivers and organize raids on the roads, not sparing including tourists. The permissible content of alcohol in the blood, if you are up to 24 years – 0%, from 24 years and above are allowed to 0.05% (which corresponds to our 0.5 ppm). To obtain such a dose can be from one drunk glasses of alcohol.

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team 6 March, 2018
Hello. Prompt how better to go to Thailand, savage, or through a travel Agency? If a savage, then of course we will save money,but is it safe? The experience of the trip through a travel Agency you already have. ...
admin March 6, 2018

Hello! Rather, the question is not for this topic, the issue of the independent or with a travel Agency is discussed here - And the answer is ambiguous. Specifically to Thailand, here is my answer: self is not dangerous, and much more interesting. But what about the fact that will save, not everything is clear. If you go also, just as in a standard tour for 10-14 days in one place the type of hotel, beach, it is likely not save, and Vice versa. If you go on a period of several weeks, and even with the move, visiting some of the resorts/cities, then of course it will be cheaper. ...
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admin 12 August, 2018

Sorry for the delay, was traveling and missed your "Goethe" message.
Buy - buy dollars on such a course, sale - sell dollars at a certain rate. Ie, you need to look for the course "buy" ...
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admin March 12, 2019

And a poker set is something other than cards? Although in principle it does not matter, import without problems and play as you want between them. Just don't advertise and don't invite strangers, and then someone else will squeal. ...
Марианна25 March 12, 2019
In a set of poker chips and 2 decks of cards)
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AtinA 23 March, 2019
Hello. The first time going abroad. Have a question about conversion. How much approximately is the cost of the conversion when you pay for the hotel by booking through the card VTB,if rasplachivatsya? And what is the principle use of the card VTB world in Thailand. If it is important,then going to Khao Lak is not in season. Thank you. ...
admin 23 March, 2019

Moved your topic from Phuket.
1. If you pay for the hotel on the booking card, the card will be charged the price indicated in rubles. If you need to know the exact conversion rate, change the currency on the booking in dollars and do the math on the calculator.
2. About using times written here - And what kind of features you use the card VTB world, you get to know in the Bank or to read the terms of the contract. In General features, I think, should not be any, will be able to use it as a card of any other Bank. ...

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