Unclaimed cars will be towed, dumped
Old, unused private vehicles unclaimed by owners which are left on public roads will be towed away and dumped into the sea to make artificial reefs, said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.
The proposal is intended to solve traffic congestion in Bangkok, he said.
Speaking at the cabinet meeting yesterday, Gen Prayut said abandoned vehicles contribute to traffic congestion.
Many were left unclaimed by owners on road sides, under bridges or under expressways, he said. Meanwhile, owners of cars who park them in the wrong place must pay a fine before reclaiming them.