Traffic Safety Group, Safe Living Environment Promotion Division, Bureau of Lifestyle Improvement, Department of Environment and Lifestyle, Hokkaido Government
Kita 3-jo, Nishi 6-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo
When driving on wide, long roads surrounded by extensive scenery in Hokkaido, people tend to drive too fast.
However, remember that excessive speed could lead to traffic accidents.
Observe speed limits and drive at safe speeds, considering road and weather conditions.
While driving, please ensure that everyone in the car has his or her seatbelt fastened.
All small children must sit in child seats.
When riding a motorcycle (or moped), be sure to wear a helmet.
Never drive if you are under the influence of alcohol.
You also must not urge a driver to drink, or lend a vehicle to or ride together with a driver who has been drinking.
When driving a vehicle, keep headlights on even during the day.
By driving with lights on: