As Bangkok prepares for the reopening of schools on Monday, police officers are also getting ready in dealing with traffic jams.
According to Pol Maj-General Jirasan Kaewsangek, deputy Metropolitan Police chief, they are responding to the announcement of the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration in easing lockdown measures and allowing reopening of schools nationwide.
Pol Maj-General Jirasan said as reported by The Nation, over 3,000 police officers will be deployed to areas throughout the capital, especially in front of schools to facilitate traffic from 5: 30 a.m. onwards.
He added that Bangkok Mass Transit Authority was instructed to inspect its buses before providing services.
“Rapid deployment units with towing cars will be deployed in case of road accidents,” he said.
He asked motorists to plan their trip and check traffic on each route before leaving.
Source: The Nation
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