Thailand's Deadly Roads: Why You Can't Fail To Pass

Beer probably won't make you more articulate, but it will open international doors for you.

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  • EVO: Another week, and another mini, interstitial episode from us, just to whet your appetite until season two starts, which will be quite soon. I promise! Stay subscribed to the feed. You'll love it.

  • SHE: Right now, we've got an international drivers license. But at some point, should we decide to settle down in one area and really live the expat lifestyle, we'll have to get a local driver's license. Here's Franck & Camille, our Thailand hosts, explaining how that works in Thailand.

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  • EVO: And that explains why Thailand ranks 3rd in the world of most traffic fatalities per capita. I wonder if they call the policy "No Driver Left Behind"? Cheers from the road!

  • SHE: Funding for our endless world tour is provided, oddly enough, by postcards.

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  • EVO: And I am Evo Terra. Our theme music is by Kevin MacLeod at All other sounds, voices, and odd bits you hear were most likely created or captured by us. Visit to get more goodness from us and to see where opportunity will take us next. Thanks for again for listening and tell a friend about us. Now would be good.

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