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Fine plan 'would ease' Bangkok traffic

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The Office of the Ombudsman on Monday suggested various ways of revamping Bangkok’s traffic system, including heavy fines for causing road accidents and leaving broken-down cars on the streets. 

Ombudsman Sriracha Charoenpanich said motorists could be fined 100 baht for each minute it takes them to move broken-down vehicles off the road.

The punishment would improve traffic and also prompt drivers to regularly perform maintenance on their cars, he said.

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