• Kyodo


At least 10 people have been killed and 26 others injured in accidents at multilevel parking facilities installed at condominiums and other buildings in the country since 2007, data compiled by Kyodo News showed Wednesday.

The Japan Parking Systems Manufacturers Association says there are a total of 518,000 facilities nationwide. Despite the sizable number, the central government has not worked out any regulations on installation and safety, according to the association.

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