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Miyazaki prefecture is introducing new regulations to make bicycle-riding safer

These ordinances are adopted by the prefecture to further safety when using a bicycle and are to be observed.

 

When?

The new rules will come into effect on and after April 1, 2021

 

Who does it concern?

People who ride a bicycle within Miyazaki prefecture

 

Obligations:

(1) Join a bicycle insurance保険

 

This type of insurance will apply when you (fatally) injure someone in the context of riding your bicycle.

             

 

 

 

              Who is required to insure his/her bicycle?

              1) People who ride a bicycle (20 years and above)

              2) Parents or legal guardians (If they have children under 20 who use a bicycle)

              3) People who ride a bicycle work-related

        4) People whose company is renting bicycles to customers (rental services, bike sharing etc.)

 

You can find a list of insurance companies that offer bicycle insurances on the website of Miyazaki prefecture.

 

https://www.pref.miyazaki.lg.jp/seikatsu-kyodo-danjo/kurashi/bohan/20200925114400.html

 

(2) When riding a bicycle in road traffic, similar rules apply as when driving a car.

信号* Stop at traffic lights

 

車道

 

 

*In principle you are obligated to ride your bike on the roadway (the car lane).

* You are to ride your bicycle on the left side of the road.

 

飲酒

 

 

 

*You must not ride your bicycle when intoxicated.

 

 

ライト

 

 

* Turn on the bicycle light when it is dark.

 

 

 

ながら

 

 

* Do not distract yourself by doing other things when riding your bicycle (listening to music, playing with your phone, holding an umbrella)

 

 

 

ふたりのり

 

 

 

 

*One bicycle, one person.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

一列

 

 

 

*When riding your bike in a group, make sure to stay form a line.

 

 

 

子どもヘルメット

 

 

*(Especially) children should wear a helmet.

 

 

 

 

Be sure to…

1) Wear a helmet!ヘルメット

2) Be sure to check your bicycle for functionality before riding it.

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