The government is set to offer disaster information to drivers through vehicle navigation systems using Japan’s satellite system, a government source has said.
Tokyo wants to introduce the service, which could start as early as fiscal 2018, after many people in vehicles were not able to obtain crucial information quickly enough during the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, the source said Monday.
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