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Overloaded truck video: That's illegal says provincial police chief!
 
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Sanook reported that Thai social media was abuzz with comment after a video showed a pickup piled high with vegetables lift off its front wheels at an intersection in Lomsak, Phetchabun in Thailand's north east.
 
The poster made light of the danger and after a storm of criticism took down the Facebook post.
 
Netizens mostly said it was not a laughing matter and was inappropriate and dangerous.
 
Provincial police chief Maj-Gen Attasit Sutsanguan said he had seen the clip: 
 
"That's against the law - we will be summonsing the offender for sure", he said. 
 
The driver would be dealt with for overloading and probably also for dangerous driving.
 
Source: Sanook
 
 

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56 minutes ago, webfact said:

Provincial police chief Maj-Gen Attasit Sutsanguan said he had seen the clip: 

Yes and probably some of the lazy junior ranks have actually seen it on the road, and done sod all about it, after being handed the usual 200 baht backhander to look the other way.

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12 minutes ago, colinneil said:

 

Yes and probably some of the lazy junior ranks have actually seen it on the road, and done sod all about it, after being handed the usual 200 baht backhander to look the other way.

they saw the front tyres, and couldn't grasp it... 

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14 minutes ago, colinneil said:

Yes and probably some of the lazy junior ranks have actually seen it on the road, and done sod all about it, after being handed the usual 200 baht backhander to look the other way.

If it is the junction I think there is a local manned police box 50 meters down one road, and a highway police station 100 meters down another.

This is also not an unusual sight in that area as it's not far from a major fruit and vegetable market area.

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Overall the load looks pretty good compared to so many I've seen on the roads in Thailand.

 

I'd merely suggest the driver put counterweights on the front of his truck to  lower the front wheels.        🙃

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Witnessed the same some years ago at the Nawarat bridge traffic lights in Chiang Mai with an overloaded Songtaew. Half a dozen people just jumped off the back to get the front wheels back on the ground then jumped back on again once the driver had got going with front wheels skipping along the road. Reminds me of this:

 

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3 hours ago, webfact said:
Provincial police chief Maj-Gen Attasit Sutsanguan said he had seen the clip: 
 
"That's against the law - we will be summonsing the offender for sure", he said. 

Seems like they talked total rubbish for a day or two ago. Thai police do know the law! 🤣🤣

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3 hours ago, webfact said:

Overloaded truck video: That's illegal says provincial police chief!

Send it on to your minions, Pol-Col and downwards, since the overall police chief said last week that police don't know the law.

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3 hours ago, Andy from Kent said:

 

Overall the load looks pretty good compared to so many I've seen on the roads in Thailand.

 

I'd merely suggest the driver put counterweights on the front of his truck to  lower the front wheels.        🙃

It would then give him the benefit of being able to steer.

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It's like a ship in the high seas riding the swells!

Good ad for the pickup.

Who chose that music?

Absolutely perfect for the act!

😂

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Normal on Phetkasem road to the south...Many drivers are even speeding driving slowly on the right lane, People know if you drive from Samut Songkram to Prachuap Kiri Kan..... At checkpoints the heavy loaded trucks are waiting in a long row till the check time is over and so nothing will ever improved

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4 hours ago, CrunchWrapSupreme said:

Few months ago an overloaded truck blew out the tires out on the highway, then all the traffic piled into him.

 

Pictures or it never happened.

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Amazing, but not an uncommon sight. Lomsak and its surrounds grow many cabbages and these are transported by such overloaded trucks to the markets. Many can be seen on Route 12 especially heading east from Lomsak towards Khon Kaen and beyond. They can be a "pain in the neck" when slowly trying to climb the hills in the single road section through Nam Nao National Park!! 

 

Cabbage On The Truck Transport To Market In Thailand Stock Photo, Picture  And Royalty Free Image. Image 89945404.

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3 hours ago, jaiyen said:

there is supposed to be a framework going over the front up to the edge of the bonnet, When this is loaded up it corrects the centre of gravity !

You mean like this ?

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5 hours ago, jaiyen said:

there is supposed to be a framework going over the front up to the edge of the bonnet, When this is loaded up it corrects the centre of gravity !

Nothing could fix that center of gravity!

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