The PR Department of the BMA tweeted this afternoon that on the 5th December they will be launching a new taxi service for the disabled and elderly people of Bangkok. There will be ten specially adapted taxis taking part in this scheme. There will be enough room for two wheelchairs and two passengers. The service is offered for 18 hours per day from 6 a.m. to midnight. Taxis can be booked in advance by calling 1555. Booking fee is 30 Baht and meter fee is as normal. According to the BMA there are 60,000 wheelchair users in Bangkok. 16,000 are disabled and 48,000 are elderly.