• Kyodo News


Transport service companies will be required starting in fiscal 2010 to conduct sobriety tests on their drivers before they start work for the day, government sources said Monday.

The move to eradicate accidents caused by drunken drivers comes as the transport ministry found that tests by truck, bus and taxi service operators are insufficient, as they do not require a Breathalyzer.

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