Diana and Peter were pleased to find the column "How to do Japan — in a VW camper van" (Lifelines, Nov. 16) on the Japan Times website.

"It answered many of our questions as we are hoping to bring our Australian-registered Land Rover camper van in to Japan later this year."

But they are concerned about our comments on the shaken, expressing surprise that it is necessary for cars being brought into the country for a short period to go through this test.