Imprisonment of less than 5 years for tilted driving Amended road and traffic law passed 2 June 14:40

The revised Road Traffic Law, which enforced penalties for imprisonment for up to 5 years or less for tilted driving, was passed and passed at the plenary session of the House of Representatives on the 2nd.

The amended Road Traffic Act passed and passed on 2nd stipulates tilt driving, which has not been defined legally until now, as the act of meandering or suddenly braking to obstruct the passage of traffic. If you create a risk with, you will be punished by imprisonment for up to 5 years or a fine of up to 1 million yen.

Furthermore, if you drive tilted, you will be subject to a license revocation due to administrative sanction, and you will not be able to re-acquire the license for a certain period of time.

According to the National Police Agency, the number of tilt-driving operations, which were arrested for extremely narrowing the distance between cars, amounted to 15,065 cases nationwide last year, more than 2,000 cases compared to the previous year.

The revised Road Traffic Law also includes measures for elderly drivers.

Drivers over the age of 75 who have a certain history of violations such as ignoring traffic lights will be required to perform an inspection to check their skills by driving a car when renewing their license.If the standard is not met, renewal will not be permitted. It was

Of the revisions, the stricter penalties for tilted driving will be implemented from the end of this month, and measures for elderly drivers will be implemented by the summer of next year.