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(From Bangkok Post)
Motorists with smoke-belching diesel engines are advised to have them repaired before police start banning "dirty" vehicles from Bangkok's streets from Monday.
Motorists who fail to take heed could "find themselves in trouble", Natural Resources and Environment Minister Praphat Panyachartrak said.
A three-month pilot scheme on busy Taksin road, in western Bangkok, had produced satisfactory results, the minister said.
When the pilot crackdown began, more than half the diesel-powered cars and pick-ups on the road were smoke-belchers. This was now down to an estimated 18%.
Pollution control officials and traffic …