Seat belts for tuk-tuk drivers?

I’ve never seen a tuk-tuk driver wearing a seat belt, yet when they are stopped at a checkpoint, none of them are fined, while drivers of other vehicles are. Why is this?

  • Asked on Wednesday, December 15, 2004 | 04:18 PM
    GT, Patong.

Tuk-tuk drivers are exempt from the law requiring drivers to wear seat belts.

  • Answered on Wednesday, December 15, 2004 | 04:18 PM
    Teerayuth Prasertphol, Chief Technical Officer of Phuket Provincial Transportation Office.
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