In Yachimata City, Chiba Prefecture, a truck crashed into a line of elementary school students and five children were killed or injured. He showed the idea of ​​urgently summarizing the measures to be taken.

On the 28th of last month, a truck crashed into a line of elementary school students on their way home from school in Yachimata City, Chiba Prefecture, killing and injuring five children, including the deaths of two boys in the third and second grades of elementary school.

At a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Suga, who is in charge of traffic safety measures, instructed Prime Minister Suga to take all possible measures to protect the safety of children. In response to this, he expressed his intention to urgently put together measures centered on ensuring the safety of school routes and eradicating drunk driving.

He added, "I think that various ministries and agencies such as the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism will raise various issues, so I would like to summarize specific measures. I want to summarize them as soon as possible with a sense of speed."