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    Brits partner with Thailand over driving licences for foreigners

    Brits partner with Thailand over driving licences for foreigners

    Breaking News February 24, 2018 14:28

    By The Nation

    The Department of Land Transport has partnered with British Embassy Bangkok to improve driving licence procedures for foreign nationals across Thailand.

    The improvements will focus on guidelines for obtaining a licence, how to prepare for the driving test, raising awareness of specific risks on the road unique to Thailand, and recaps on internationally recognised driving standards.

    Deputy director general of Department of Land Transport Kamol Buranapong said this collaboration would help enhance the understanding of foreigners and protect their rights as road users under Thai laws.....

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    Re: Brits partner with Thailand over driving licences for foreigners

    Are Brits not able to handle the tests? This dumb Yank found it pretty easy.
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    Re: Brits partner with Thailand over driving licences for foreigners

    Possibly more to do with both British & Thais driving on the left-and Thailand's generally "relaxed" adherence to speed and other traffic laws? Could be wrong.

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    Re: Brits partner with Thailand over driving licences for foreigners

    We drive on the right; should be a bigger challenge for us.

    As far as habits and risks are concerned, I doubt Thai authorities will fess up to driving the wrong direction, never yielding to oncoming traffic, and inability to hold a lane.
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