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An elite unit of the Royal Traffic Police helps people in emergencies, especially women in labour

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Rather bulky and not very tall, Pol Sen Sgt Maj Mana Jokkok-sung doesn't have the ideal physique for chasing thieves. Late in the evening as he and his colleagues are about to mount their motorcycles, ready to go home, a voice comes through his police radio. 

Another new life is helped into the world by a member of the Royal Traffic Police.

"Emergency, there's a pregnant woman about to deliver a baby at a construction site in Sukhumvit Soi 22," it barks.

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