There are instances where you want or need to drive a vehicle in Thailand. Buying a car is something you need to really consider before spending unnecessarily because you will always get to your destination using public transport, or meter-taxi when in a place like Bangkok and pretty much anywhere else in Thailand.
If you look for them, you will find stories about people’s items being stolen on the buses in Thailand. With that said, there are multiple bus providers in Thailand, some are good and some are not so good. I’ll tell you which bus providers I use that have great service and this type of stuff rarely happen on them.