Death on Two Wheels: Thailand most lethal nation for motorcyclists

Almost three quarters of road deaths in Thailand involve motorcycles. Last month, a survey from the World Health Organization (WHO) said that 5,500 motorcycle riders die each year in the country. That equates to almost 15 deaths daily and the number is getting higher, not lower. The shocking statistic makes Thailand the most deadly country

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Dream coming true? All-in-one transport pass ‘Spider Card’ to launch in October

Fourteen months behind schedule, the all-in-one tickets for public transportation, Mangmoom Card (Spider Card), will finally launch on Oct. 1, and it won’t work at most train...

Dream coming true? All-in-one transport pass ‘Spider Card’ to launch in October

Cheap ‘cop’ driving Mercedes escapes without paying for gas (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Police Bureau is investigating viral videos of a Mercedes driver who filled up his tank at a gas station in Chachoengsao province then took off without paying on...

Cheap ‘cop’ driving Mercedes escapes without paying for gas (VIDEO)

Cyclist killed by BMW-driving grad student who ‘didn’t see her’

A young graduate student has been charged with reckless driving after running over a 58-year-old woman on a bicycle in Pathum Thani province this morning, killing her instantly....

Cyclist killed by BMW-driving grad student who ‘didn’t see her’

After one death, owner of fallen tree in Chitlom to be prosecuted

The police will summon the owner of a fallen banyan tree on Soi Chitlom to face criminal charges after the tree’s collapse killed a motorcyclist as they were stopped at a red...

After one death, owner of fallen tree in Chitlom to be prosecuted

Taxi drivers charged for threatening Uber driver in Pattaya

Four Pattaya cabbie have been charged with intimidation and making threats after they were filmed surrounding an Uber car, preventing the driver from driving away and forcing his...

Taxi drivers charged for threatening Uber driver in Pattaya

GrabCar’s new function makes passengers pay for dropping off friends

GrabCar has recently introduced the “extra stop” button, so you’ll have to make a proper booking and pay an extra fee if you want to drop your friends off on the...

GrabCar’s new function makes passengers pay for dropping off friends

Pattaya taxi drivers force foreigners out of Uber car

A group of cabbies chased foreign tourists out of their Uber and threatened to have the Uber driver arrested — the latest vile move from taxi drivers in the conflict between...

Pattaya taxi drivers force foreigners out of Uber car

Tanks a Lot: Despite controversial sub purchase, army wants billions for Chinese tanks

With the first Chinese submarine not yet delivered to Thailand but already making headlines, the army has decided to request funds to buy 34 armored vehicles and 11 battle tanks...

Tanks a Lot: Despite controversial sub purchase, army wants billions for Chinese tanks

BTS floor wet and slippery as rain hits Bangkok yesterday

While several roads were flooded when Bangkok experienced thunderstorms yesterday, commuters couldn’t escape the rain even after entering the BTS. Facebook user Ying...

BTS floor wet and slippery as rain hits Bangkok yesterday

Coconuts Bangkok Transportation

Have they started building the skytrain line to your house yet? When are they increasing the fares for the MRT? Check here. When a taxi driver is ripping off tourists, a tuk-tuk guy drops you off on the wrong street or the BTS management considers opening a new Skytrain line or station, Coconuts Bangkok is here to update you. From motosai fare hikes to creepy cabbies saying naughty things in the night, our transportation stories let you in on what you need to know about getting around the city.