In Yachimata City, Chiba Prefecture, a truck crashed into a line of elementary school students and five children were killed or injured. The 71-year-old chairman sent documents on suspicion of violating the Road Traffic Act.

In an accident in Yachimata City, Chiba Prefecture, where a truck crashed into a line of elementary school students and five children were killed or injured, a truck driver, Hiroshi Umezawa (60), was guilty of dangerous driving fatal injury because he drunk and drove and caused an accident. Was charged with.



The truck was owned by the Chiba factory of the parent company "Nanbu" where I work, but a subsequent investigation by the police revealed that the factory did not appoint a "safe driving manager" required by law. It means that.



The Road Traffic Act stipulates that businesses using five or more automobiles should be appointed as a "safe driving manager" who will provide guidance to prevent drunk driving, but this has been in place for seven years. The police sent documents to "Nanbu" as a corporation and the 71-year-old chairman on suspicion of violating the Road Traffic Act.



According to the police, he admitted to the investigation that he was "postponed because he was busy with work and there was no suitable person."

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