• Kyodo


Police are urging drivers to turn on their headlights earlier in the evening, as 13.1 percent of fatal traffic accidents in Japan occurred during twilight hours, especially in fall and winter, a survey covering a five-ear period to 2016 showed.

The National Police Agency’s analysis of 20,431 fatal traffic accidents between 2012 and 2016 showed that 2,680 happened within one hour of sunset.

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