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Let’s Go For a Drive! – Driving Manners In Japan

So, you finally got your Japanese driving license! Congratulations! Maybe you even used this Japan Info article to do so! Obtaining a Japanese driving license No, go forth and drive your best drive, but be aware of the manners! Some driving habits of the locals may confuse you at first, but eventually, you will get…

How Hard is it to get a Driver’s License in Japan?

Each prefecture has its own driver’s license center and test methods, and a resident of a particular prefecture is only allowed to take the driving test in his or her respective prefecture. The passing rate at driver’s license centers is abysmally low, and most Japanese only pass on the second try. As students have to…

Obtaining a Japanese driving license

For those who do not have an international driving permit, taking a new driving license in Japan have the same steps to follow as that of a Japanese citizen. And it is quite a tedious task to get your license in hand. Being a foreigner, we have to provide the Juminhyo (Residency certificate) and the…

The A to Z’s of owning and driving a car in the Land of the Rising Sun

Japan features a very unique and special system for acquiring and using vehicles. Nagoya Night Drive The JDM homeland of Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Mazda and other Japanese car manufacturers feature a combination of quality cars, a strict licensing process, and no-nonsense road rules to ensure driver safety and excellent vehicle condition. 1. The Rules of…