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Keith TarrierJun. 01, 2013 - 08:05AM JST
Posted in: Japan to reject international shark trade regulations
Keith TarrierMay. 15, 2013 - 09:00AM JST
Just as read this while waiting to cross the road, two trucks sped up ( at the very least 60 - 70 kph) to race through a red light as the other way turned green. Crazy truck drivers are everywhere!!!
Posted in: Woman, 3-month-old daughter killed in Kagawa traffic accident
Keith TarrierMar. 18, 2013 - 06:26PM JST
The idea makes sense but there are times when a car will need a burst of power and/or acceleration to avoid an accident. Hence a limit about 20% more may be suitable.
But then again, you are allowed to race your own car on private race tracks. Something many of these owners do.
Education is the key... But we know nothing will change in that regards.
Posted in: 10 drivers to be charged over 2011 pileup involving 8 Ferraris and a Lamborghini
Keith TarrierJan. 27, 2013 - 08:16AM JST
I agree with sillygirl. Any parent walking their kids to school would see this. Cars go racing past many schools and daycare centers etc as drivers hurry to run red lights, talk on phones, watch TV on the navi.
They really need school zones at set times.
It is 2013, this should have been done 30 years ago.
Posted in: 74,483 danger spots found on roads around public elementary schools
Keith TarrierJan. 07, 2013 - 09:16AM JST
Can the government gurantee no big quakes, tsunami or other natural disasters?
But the govt will gurantee more bribes, shoddy inspections and nuclear waste that has nowhere to go.
Posted in: 54% of cities hosting nuclear plants OK restart: survey
Keith TarrierJan. 03, 2013 - 06:29PM JST
Owenfin, while their are reports of less car usage, the traffic in Tokyo is still nuts at peak times!! The number of trucks needed to service such a large population in such a small space is phenomenal. Add to that the taxis and so many taxi drivers seem 65 or older a decrease is welcome.
Yes more pro bicycle laws and construction rather than the very anti-bicycle views of some Tokyo cities. Build more bike parking, don't tell people not to ride their bike.
Posted in: 2012 traffic accident death toll in Tokyo lowest since end of war
Keith TarrierJan. 03, 2013 - 06:24PM JST
I just renewed my license. They guy told us, 80% of motorbike accident deaths in 2012 were due to idiots wearing their helmets wrong, or poor helmets.
We have all seen them, those tiny cap like helmets, worn with the helmet back behind their necks etc.
There are idiots on the road in all countries I visit. Some people never learn.
Keith TarrierJan. 03, 2013 - 08:16AM JST
Considering the recent people on death row who were found innocent due to new DNA tests there needs to be some review of the system.
Posted in: Death row inmates want prior warning instead of being told on day of execution
Keith TarrierJan. 02, 2013 - 07:08PM JST
Abe is a hawk. Here is an idea for him.
Fly the unArmed drones first. Get China use to them. Slip in some armed drones to pattern, launch a few AGM-114 Hellfires, range 8km. Predator deone can hold up to 14 of them. They only cost $25,000 each. Sink one Chinese ship, deny it all, call their bluff.
Posted in: Japan considers using U.S. spy drones for marine surveillance
Jun. 20, 2013 - 02:50PM JST
that is very reasonable and appropriate. Good decision. That is where previews should be and always…
Posted in: Moviegoers upset about Studio Ghibli anime’s trailer after film they came to see
Jun. 20, 2013 - 02:49PM JST
Just to add the differences between J-Manga and The Hinomaru flag
J-Manga - represents Japanese…
Posted in: Korean campaigns for removal of Japanese flag from French stores
Jun. 20, 2013 - 02:46PM JST
why wait for the Tokyo Assembly Election?
Posted in: Hashimoto may resign if his party fares badly in Tokyo assembly election
Jun. 20, 2013 - 02:45PM JST
Where in the hell is sea shepard? From this standpoint alone it's a double standard. The…
Posted in: Iceland kills first fin whales in controversial hunt
Jun. 20, 2013 - 02:44PM JST
This flag was once waved while innocent people were murdered during WW2 , so what's the…