Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Japan's Traffic Rules and Regulations

Rules & Regulation in Japan

There's many rules in Japan. Some of the rules practice there is that foreigners above the age of 16 must bring their alien registration with them all the time. If a foreigner is caught by policeman or any other official, and fail to show their alien registration, the foreigners will be imprison not more than a year or a fine that is not more than 200,000 yen. Another rule that is practice there is whoever that is caught littering will be fine 30,000 yen regardless of nationality or status.

Rules & Regulation on the road of Japan

Before driving in Japan, we must have our driving license first. Here are 2 ways of getting license in Japan, we can change our foreign driving license to a Japanese license by taking their test. If we don't have our license, we must take their exam to get our license. The license have to be renewed every 3 or 5 years. The rules of Japan on the road is that they're only allowed to drive 40 - 50km/h in a city, on highway they're only allowed to drive 100km/h. And the smaller cars in Japan have yellow plate number, the bigger car have white plate number. The use of seat belts is a must for every person in the car, including the backseat passenger. If there is child, then a proper child restrain must be use. The use of handphone while driving is totally not allowed. There's also bicycle rules in Japan, cyclist is allowed to cycle on the footpath. If a cyclist fails to display lights at night, a fine of 30,000 yen will be charged

This sign shows that cycling on the footpaths is allowed in Japan.

This shows the difference in colour of a plate number of a big car and a small car.              

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