Phuket fortunate license plate public sale raises 25 million for disabled road accident victims

Funds raised from an internet public sale of “lucky” vehicle registration plates by the Phuket Land Transport Office (PLTO) had been generously donated to aid nine people left disabled by tragic road accidents. The auction that took place on July 22 accrued over 25 million baht in proceeds.
The fortunate number plates auctioned flaunted the Thai alphabet’s “KorJor” set towards an beautiful Phuket-specific backdrop, made exclusive for private autos registered to hold not extra than seven individuals. Price break for these favourable numbers ranged from 2,000 baht to twenty,000 baht, primarily based on the perceived luckiness of the numbers on the plates. The concluding auction quantity, ‘KorJor 9797’ went beneath the hammer for 97,000 baht.
Pitak Arsuwan from PLTO revealed in the final moments of the auction that the successful bid stood at 915,000 baht. However, he avoided disclosing the corresponding plate quantity. The least profitable quantity plate sold at 27,000 baht.
The funds raised from the licence plate auction in Phuket will be directed to street safety initiatives orchestrated by the National Road Safety Fund. Yesterday, 9 individuals who suffered extreme injuries from street accidents that left them disabled benefited from the fund. This help was given within the type of essential tools such as prosthetics, strolling sticks, crutches, and wheelchairs.
An official perform to mark the online public sale was organised at the Phuket Merlin Hotel in Talat Yai yesterday afternoon. The occasion was helmed by PLTO Chief Adcha Buachan, joined by Dr Kusak Loan Kiatkul of the Phuket Provincial Public Health office; Police Colonel Kasidin Chaikratok, Superintendent of Phuket Provincial Police Station; Dr. Piyanat Sakulpipat who’s the Pro tem Director of the Primary Care Service Group at Vachira Phuket Hospital; Kornpitak Assuwan, Head of the Phuket Transport Academic Group and Napaporn Wiriyanan, Director of the Phuket Handicapped Service Center.
Adcha Buachan outlined how the proceeds from the auction were utilised to purchase needed tools supporting these gravely affected by street accidents. Apart from apparatus like prosthetics, strolling sticks, crutches, and wheelchairs, people had been additionally supplied with customised beds, mattresses, cushions, hearing and visible aids, and other essential medical gear and provides..

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