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About the regulations about promotion of the use that is appropriate by security of Kumamoto bicycle

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In Kumamoto, "regulation about promotion of the use that was appropriate by security of Kumamoto bicycle" was enforced on April 1, 2015 (Heisei 27).

 For large amount of compensation in traffic accident that duty by various viewpoints including pedaler and company and mutual cooperation, cooperation, bicycles became assailant as for these regulations

It is included that we possess.

 We follow rule and manner of bicycle well if we use bicycle, and let's aim at security, realization of reliable Kumamoto without traffic accident.




                                                                                                                                    Let's prepare for large amount of amends

                                                                                                                                     Surprising burden including large amount of indemnification and judicial costs occurs once if we become assailant of accident.

                                                                                                                                  •  To the use-style of bicycle, and including participation of insurance let's usually possess.

                                                                                                                                    Compensation for damages example of bicycle accident

                                                                                                                                    Compensation order sum

                                                                                                                                     Summary of accident

                                                                                                                                    About 95 million yen

                                                                                                                                    Fifth grader collided to walker in slope and became bedridden.

                                                                                                                                    (July, 2013 Kobe District Court judgment) 

                                                                                                                                     30 million yen

                                                                                                                                     We give speed by no light driving and progress and let we collide head-on, and walker die by night.

                                                                                                                                    (July, 2007 Osaka District Court judgment)

                                                                                                                                     31.23 million yen

                                                                                                                                     While it runs the left edge of road, we collide head-on into walker who appeared in road to avoid telephone pole and let you die.

                                                                                                                                    (September, 2002 Nagoya District Court judgment)

                                                                                                                                     16.14 million yen

                                                                                                                                     Every front throws up walker with steering wheel and inflicts aftereffects by cerebral contusion.

                                                                                                                                    (November, 1999 Tokyo District Court judgment)


                                                                                                                                  •   Serious accident that bicycle is related to is taking place in the prefecture.

                                                                                                                                  •  ◇Accident that high school student coming home is no light and collides head-on into walker while driving, and walker dies by night.

                                                                                                                                  •  ◇Accident that high school student going to school by bicycle is hit by car of drink-driving from behind and dies.

                                                                                                                                  •  In addition, 636 bicycle accidents of (during 2018) occur during 2018, and ratio (constitution rate) among all accidents becomes 13%.

                                                                                                                                  •  ※Rise the third consecutive year of about constitution rate.


                                                                                                                                    During bicycle ride, let's put on helmet

                                                                                                                                     In the prefecture, we promote wearing of helmet to all pedalers in the regulations and the plan about road safety.
                                                                                                                                     We wear helmet, and let's use bicycle safely.

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