Living in Japan – Protect yourself by cycling legally

Since 1994, bicycle anti-theft registration has become a mandatory obligation for bicycle owners in Japan. Registration is very simple. All bicycle shops support this registration, with no extra charge. And it helps you get your bike back if it is lost, so you have to register as soon as you buy a bike.

If there are no lines and a sign indicates that bicycles are allowed to travel on the sidewalk, bicycles must always ride on the road. Only the following subjects are allowed to walk on the sidewalk for pedestrians: children under 13, seniors over 70 and people with disabilities.

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One of the actions that are quite common but strictly prohibited in Japan is to honk to clear the way to pass cars or pedestrians. In Japan, pedestrians are given top priority and all vehicles must give way to pedestrians. So you rarely see the Japanese honking and thanks to that the roads are very quiet and comfortable for walking right!

This violation has a fine of up to 50,000 yen, depending on the degree of forgetting to turn on the light, broken lights or no lights. If your bike does not have any lights or it is a problem, go to the store 100 yen and buy a new one to replace.

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Do you find it strange that Japan doesn’t see anyone riding a bicycle on the back seat? Because this is strictly prohibited! Only children under 6 years old are allowed to sit on the back of the bike, no matter how big the saddle is and how close friends are, they can’t pass each other!

Even bicycles, alcohol is still banned, because even though the damage is not high, the bike driver may lose his life if traffic is not fully awake. Concluding this article are some of the behaviors you must immediately remove if you still want to ride a bicycle