Driving in Japan

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Hatori
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Driving in Japan

Post by Hatori » Sat 02.24.2007 4:04 pm

Hello!
I just want to know a few things about driving in Japan.
What side of the street do you drive on?
Are there any special rules or variated rules compared to the US?
How old do you have to be before you get your lisence?

Thanks for you help! :D
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RE: Driving in Japan

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RE: Driving in Japan

Post by Mike Cash » Sat 02.24.2007 8:42 pm

aKuMu wrote:
> klick me <
"Drivers generally tend to be well mannered and considerate."

My nominee for the Unintentionally Hilarious Inaccuracy Award.
Never underestimate my capacity for pettiness.

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RE: Driving in Japan

Post by Oyaji » Sat 02.24.2007 8:51 pm

Mike Cash wrote:
aKuMu wrote:
> klick me <
"Drivers generally tend to be well mannered and considerate."

My nominee for the Unintentionally Hilarious Inaccuracy Award.
I think they just forgot to add the qualifying phrase: "until they get behind the wheel."

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RE: Driving in Japan

Post by Harisenbon » Sun 02.25.2007 7:01 am

Oyaji wrote:
Mike Cash wrote:
aKuMu wrote:
> klick me <
"Drivers generally tend to be well mannered and considerate."

My nominee for the Unintentionally Hilarious Inaccuracy Award.
I think they just forgot to add the qualifying phrase: "until they get behind the wheel."
That is completely biased and untrue.

It lasts at least until they turn the key. ;)
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RE: Driving in Japan

Post by Infidel » Sun 02.25.2007 11:29 pm

Reminds me of that Disney skit with goofy driving. He was all mild-mannered until he got in the car and turned the key.

Then he became a frothing raving lunatic.
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RE: Driving in Japan

Post by Hatori » Mon 02.26.2007 11:05 pm

Harisenbon wrote:
Oyaji wrote:
Mike Cash wrote: "Drivers generally tend to be well mannered and considerate."

My nominee for the Unintentionally Hilarious Inaccuracy Award.
I think they just forgot to add the qualifying phrase: "until they get behind the wheel."
That is completely biased and untrue.

It lasts at least until they turn the key. ;)
*cracks up until death*
There is this hilarious manga/anime my friends and I love called Azumanga Daioh, and it TOTALLY just everything silly that teenagers and younger teachers at this school. Anyways, there's this one teacher that drives like a maniac, and practically in a maniac... She ruined her parents' BRAND NEW CAR in an instant. :o :D

Oh yeah, thanks for the link. It helps out. Grr!! It's not just how you have to be 18 to drive! lol. I love America for their driving permit and lisence ages... :D
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