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The motorcycle of a juggling acrobat in Bangkok seized and treated to a hefty fine

A motorcyclist has had his Harley Davidson motorcycle seized and fined 5,300 baht by the Pathumwan Court in Bangkok for dangerous driving.

The 27-year-old rider, whose name was not disclosed by the Plabplachai 2 Police Station, was reported by witnesses as having been riding the motorcycle as he drove down Yaowarat Road in Chinatown on the night of Feb. 13. area whizzed.

He was later arrested and charged with driving in a manner that could endanger other people or their property, driving without due care and attention, driving a vehicle for which no road tax had been paid, and attending a gathering of people who were ready to participate in an illegal street race.

Police General Damrongsak Kittiprafat, the deputy. National Police Chief, said illegal road racing is an unresolved and chronic problem in Bangkok, causing inconvenience to other road users. He urged the public to report or photograph incidents of people breaking traffic rules, which will help police track down the violators.

He said people who inform the police will be rewarded with up to 3,000 baht if their information leads to an arrest.

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