Japan sets approval criteria for driverless vehicle road tests

Jun 1, 2017

Japan sets approval criteria for driverless vehicle road tests

The National Police Agency on Thursday officially adopted approval standards for tests of driverless vehicles on public roads. The standards require safety measures such as a system that stops vehicles automatically in case of emergency. The NPA released a draft of the standards in ...

Bilingual traffic signs to debut in July

Apr 13, 2017

Bilingual traffic signs to debut in July

Japan will introduce bilingual traffic signs in July as visitors surge ahead of Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020. The National Police Agency on Thursday unveiled stop and slow-down signs, each with English translations beneath the Japanese words. The new versions will gradually replace ...