please be careful on those motorbikes.. R.I.P Nicole Fitzsimons
Replies: 12 - Last Post: Dec 4, 2012 8:40 PM Last Post By: malvolio
Dec 4, 2012 12:27 AM
please be careful on those motorbikes.. R.I.P Nicole Fitzsimonsthis tragic CCTV footage shows how easy a beautiful night can turn into a nightmare accident.
The Koh Samui cops are in deep doo-doo for thier handing of this case..
The Fitzsimons wont take any crap it seems, and as of today the Top Cop of Koh Samui Police has been stood down.. much more to come, no doubt...
Dec 4, 2012 12:47 AM
1Thailand behind the smile- nothing new or unusual there, sad to say.
Dec 4, 2012 12:50 AM
Dec 4, 2012 12:58 AM
3Yep, definitely looks like things are on the up and Thailand are finally realising the effects of local incompetence has on damaging the country's reputation on the world stage.
5 years ago there would have been absolutely nothing done about this, let alone admit that the police had mishandled the case. A small step in the right direction.
Dec 4, 2012 1:53 AM
Dec 4, 2012 4:23 AM
5I had the exact same accident on KPG two years ago.
There was no passenger on my bike thank goodness, and no cops involved as we both picked ourselves up and limped away on our own.
It was the other driver at fault and he knew it otherwise he would have come at me with all guns blazing, being a local.
I was very lucky and got away with just a busted knee and a few other bumps and bruises.
Dec 4, 2012 6:23 AM
6Do you know how many people die in Thailand in "motosai" accidents every year??
By the thousands.
Beware of the tropical surroundings,the drinking and wear a helmet...Then pray...
Dec 4, 2012 6:46 AM
Dec 4, 2012 7:22 AM
8In a period of two years we lost two family menbers in motosai accidents.When we thought that that was it a family young lady had one accident (motosai) no helmet.She was in the ICU for many months.Two days ago,the family casted her ashes in the Chao Phraya River.
Please,wear a helmet.
In Thailand they do not need to pas any test to get a driving license.
Dec 4, 2012 8:28 AM
9This is exactly why I just bought a car. After years of driving a motorbike in Bangkok, I have given in. With a baby on the way, it just doesn't make any sense anymore.
Dec 4, 2012 10:03 AM
10^^ I couldn't imagine driving a moto in BK. It's scary enough in Chiang Mai!
Dec 4, 2012 6:26 PM
I used to be petrified. Now, I don't even think about it. Rush hour isn't fun, especially in the rainy season!
Dec 4, 2012 8:40 PM
The issue, as Ms Fitzsimmons learned, isn't how fast you are going, it's how fast the guy who hits you is going.
Remember what Sartre said about other people.
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