Truck driver admits to fatal hit-and-run

Jul 24, 2014

Truck driver admits to fatal hit-and-run

A truck driver was arrested Thursday over a hit-and-run in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, that left a woman dead after being dragged about 300 meters, police said. Toshimitsu Kawamoto, 65, of Seto, Aichi Prefecture, admitted to negligent homicide and violating the Road Traffic Law, according ...

Dec 1, 2013

Stricter road traffic law takes effect

Unlicensed drivers face tougher penalties with the partial implementation of the revised road traffic law on Sunday. Under the revised law, passed in June, unlicensed drivers face a prison term of up to three years or a fine of up to ¥500,000. Previously, the ...