Right Hand Drive Cars

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Right Hand Drive Cars

Post by Doc67 » Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:54 pm

I saw a Nissan Micra on Norodom Boulevard today, on the pavement between the trees and the wall of the building. The wanker had tried to go on the pavement to turn right but had been blocked by a parked moto. Poetic Justice...

But I noticed it was a right hand drive. I thought these were illegal here.

Anyone know the rules on right hand drive here?
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Re: Right Hand Drive Cars

Post by pczz » Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:40 am

They are not allowed to import them anymore but old ones already imported are still on the road. Many of the trucks are right hand drive for some reason i never figured out
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Re: Right Hand Drive Cars

Post by John Bingham » Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:47 am

They were allowed and banned and re-allowed and re-banned etc for a long time. They have a red plate with yellow text, and the vast majority are commercial vehicles like dumper trucks. The only cars I see with wrong hand drive are miniature things.
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Re: Right Hand Drive Cars

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Dec 25, 2019 8:07 am

pczz wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:40 am
They are not allowed to import them anymore but old ones already imported are still on the road. Many of the trucks are right hand drive for some reason i never figured out
cause many of the trucks come from Thailand, tax free
Like I said on the other thread, Cambodia should have have changed to driving on the left decades ago and cars /trucks could than be brought over from thailand rather than the states and cost much less.
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Re: Right Hand Drive Cars

Post by atst » Wed Dec 25, 2019 8:45 am

What is there a correct side of the road to drive on , I never noticed! :plus1:
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Re: Right Hand Drive Cars

Post by Doc67 » Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:24 am

atst wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 8:45 am
What is there a correct side of the road to drive on , I never noticed! :plus1:
Indeed.

They only move to the right when a collision is imminent, otherwise both side are fair game...

Thanks for all the info everybody...
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Re: Right Hand Drive Cars

Post by Anthony's Weiner » Wed Dec 25, 2019 11:02 am

phuketrichard wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 8:07 am
pczz wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:40 am
They are not allowed to import them anymore but old ones already imported are still on the road. Many of the trucks are right hand drive for some reason i never figured out
cause many of the trucks come from Thailand, tax free
Like I said on the other thread, Cambodia should have have changed to driving on the left decades ago and cars /trucks could than be brought over from thailand rather than the states and cost much less.
the cost of new cars is rediculous in Thailand, even used are two or three times the price of one in the US. Sorry PR, Thais are out of step driving on the wrong side, they are the ones that need to change. Give me a Ford F150 made with a real steel frame any day over the new MG pick up
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Re: Right Hand Drive Cars

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Dec 25, 2019 11:53 am

Anthony's Weiner wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 11:02 am
phuketrichard wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 8:07 am
pczz wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:40 am
They are not allowed to import them anymore but old ones already imported are still on the road. Many of the trucks are right hand drive for some reason i never figured out
cause many of the trucks come from Thailand, tax free
Like I said on the other thread, Cambodia should have have changed to driving on the left decades ago and cars /trucks could than be brought over from thailand rather than the states and cost much less.
the cost of new cars is rediculous in Thailand, even used are two or three times the price of one in the US. Sorry PR, Thais are out of step driving on the wrong side, they are the ones that need to change. Give me a Ford F150 made with a real steel frame any day over the new MG pick up
Agree compared to the us there expensive, but less than Cambodia.... :beer3:

Note; comparison for a 2001 rav 4 AWD
US $2,500-6,000
Thailand $6-9,000
Cambodia $10,500-12,000
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Re: Right Hand Drive Cars

Post by Anthony's Weiner » Wed Dec 25, 2019 12:08 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 11:53 am
Anthony's Weiner wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 11:02 am
phuketrichard wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 8:07 am
pczz wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:40 am
They are not allowed to import them anymore but old ones already imported are still on the road. Many of the trucks are right hand drive for some reason i never figured out
cause many of the trucks come from Thailand, tax free
Like I said on the other thread, Cambodia should have have changed to driving on the left decades ago and cars /trucks could than be brought over from thailand rather than the states and cost much less.
the cost of new cars is rediculous in Thailand, even used are two or three times the price of one in the US. Sorry PR, Thais are out of step driving on the wrong side, they are the ones that need to change. Give me a Ford F150 made with a real steel frame any day over the new MG pick up
Agree compared to the us there expensive, but less than Cambodia.... :beer3:

The majority of the cars shipped to Cambodia from the United States are done using containerized shipping. (This is common for international shipping, but roll-on, roll-off transport is an option in many countries.
The costs generally fall between $1,600 and $3,400, plus any applicable taxes and duties.
https://www.a1autotransport.com/ship-car-to-cambodia/

whoever is sticking up the car buyers ass will do it regardless of where the cars come from. The increased cost is not in the shipping.

Note; comparison for a 2001 rav 4 AWD
US $2,500-6,000
Thailand $6-9,000
Cambodia $10,500-12,000
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Re: Right Hand Drive Cars

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Dec 25, 2019 12:30 pm

From ur link, thanks

Shipping costs; la- sihanoukville ( $2,450)
Plus the tax
Taxes on Cambodian vehicle imports are really high, which is compounded by the way in which the value of the auto is calculated. Rather than the cost of the vehicle or its current worth, the value is based on a chart that uses engine displacement and the year of the auto to determine the import tax. As many Americans have found out, the resulting taxes don’t always make sense, often totaling more than the value of the car.
so going on the above, just driving a car from thailand would save you $2,450
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