traffic safety

These “star marks” on the road in Japan that indicate when to use your blinker are amazing【Video】

Okayama Prefecture reminding “rogue” drivers of common sense.

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New traffic safety collaboration with Crocodile Who Dies in 100 Days sends mixed messages

Fans of the viral hit comic will notice a subtle and worrying detail in this well-intentioned project.

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Beautiful highway in Japan has terrifying traffic safety reminder

The open road might tempt you to step on the gas, but being so far from traffic means you’re far from something else too.

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Honda promotes street safety with tote bags resembling “a police officer hung on your shoulder”

The car manufacturer promotes safer streets with this snappy side-satchel for grade-school students.

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Japanese car rentals including stickers that read: “A foreigner is driving”

What do you do when you’re branded, and you know you’re a pretty decent driver?

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Japanese pre-teen’s summer homework assignment either lazy or genius… possibly both

This simple poster pushes the less-is-more concept to the limits.

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14 things never to do on a bicycle in Japan with new traffic laws

There’s no shortage of people doing out of the ordinary things on bikes in Japan. It’s not uncommon to see people riding while holding umbrellas, having their whole bikes covered in a parka, using a walking bicycle, or even a bicycle specifically made for wearing a kimono.

But the golden era of crazy Japan cycling may have come to an end. As of June 2015, a set of 14 laws have been passed nationwide to enforce safe and correct use of bicycles. If you plan on riding a two-wheeled foot-powered vehicle in Japan, then you may want to check them over to make sure that you don’t end up having to pay a hefty fine.

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Possibly the most considerate pedestrian crossing button ever installed

Push-buttons at a pedestrian crossing are a pretty standard safety feature at most intersections.

But how long does a push button need to be? And we’re not talking about the length of time waiting once you press the push button, but the length of the actual push button…

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