In an attempt to diminish Bangkok's reputation as a city with the worst traffic jams, traffic police will begin strict enforcement of road regulations from Oct 21.
A heavy traffic jam during rush hour at Asok intersection in Bangkok. The traffic police want to rid the city of its reputation as having the most traffic jams in the world. (Photo by Patipat Janthong)
Pol Maj Gen Adul Narongsak, deputy Bangkok police chief supervising traffic, said solving traffic problems in Bangkok is an urgent agenda which all stakeholders -- whether the government, the private sector or the people -- have to work together on.