ROAD TRAFFIC ACT
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CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1 (Purpose)
Article 2 (Definitions)
Article 3 (Installation and Management of Signal Apparatuses, etc.)
Article 4 (Kinds, etc. of Traffic Safety Facilities)
Article 4-2 (Installation and Administration of Unmanned Traffic Regulation Equipment)
Article 5 (Obligations to Observe Signals and Instructions)
Article 5-2 (Exemplary Drivers Association)
Article 5-3 (Assistance, etc. to Exemplary Drivers)
Article 6 (Prohibition against and Restrictions on Traffic)
Article 7 (Measures to Relieve Traffic Congestion)
CHAPTER II WAYS OF PEDESTRIANS TO WALK ROADS
Article 8 (Pedestrian Traffic)
Article 9 (Movement of Processions, etc.)
Article 10 (Crossing Roads)
Article 11 (Protection of Children, etc.)
Article 12 (Designation and Management of Protection Areas for Children)
Article 12-2 (Designation and Management of Protection Areas for Older Persons and Persons with Disabilities)
CHAPTER III WAYS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES AND HORSES TO PASS THROUGH ROADWAYS
Article 13 (Motor Vehicle and Horse Traffic)
Article 13-2 (Special Cases on Passing Methods of Bicycles)
Article 14 (Marking, etc. Lanes)
Article 15 (Marking Exclusive Lanes)
Article 15-2 (Installation, etc. of Bicycle Crosscut)
Article 16 Deleted.
Article 17 (Speed of Motor Vehicles, etc.)
Article 18 (Prohibition on Road Crossing, etc.)
Article 19 (Maintaining of Safe Distance, etc.)
Article 20 (Obligations to Yield Routes)
Article 21 (Means of Overtaking)
Article 22 (Time and Place of Prohibition on Overtaking)
Article 23 (Prohibition on Cutting In)
Article 24 (Passing Through Railroad Crossing)
Article 25 (Means of Passing through Intersections)
Article 26 (Yield Driving at Intersection Where Traffic Is Not Controlled)
Article 27 (Protection of Pedestrians)
Article 28 (Opening Exclusive Roads for Pedestrians)
Article 29 (Priority Traffic of Emergency Motor Vehicles)
Article 30 (Special Case of Emergency Motor Vehicles)
Article 31 (Places for Motor Vehicles to Travel Slowly or Temporarily Stop)
Article 32 (Prohibition on Stopping and Parking Motor Vehicles)
Article 33 (Places where Parking Motor Vehicles is Prohibited)
Article 34 (Ways to Stop and Park Motor Vehicles and Restrictions on Timing)
Article 34-2 (Special Cases of Places where Stopping or Parking is Prohibited)
Article 35 (Measures against Violation of Motor Vehicle Parking)
Article 36 (Towing and Keeping Motor Vehicles by Agent)
Article 37 (Motor Vehicle Lights)
Article 38 (Signals of Motor Vehicles)
Article 39 (Methods of, and Restrictions on Boarding or Loading)
Article 40 (Prohibition on Driving Motor Vehicles in Poor Repair)
Article 41 (Checks of Vehicles in Poor Repair)
Article 42 (Restrictions on Similar Signs and Prohibition on Driving Motor Vehicles)
CHAPTER IV OBLIGATIONS OF DRIVERS AND EMPLOYERS, ETC.
Article 43 (Prohibition on Driving Motor Vehicle without Driver's License)
Article 44 (Prohibition on Driving while Intoxicated)
Article 45 (Prohibition against Driving Motor Vehicles on Grounds of Overwork)
Article 46 (Prohibition on Dangerous Collective Conduct)
Article 46-2 (Prohibition of Interference with Functions of Traffic Regulation Equipment)
Article 46-3 (Prohibition of Reckless Driving)
Article 47 (Measures to Prevent Danger)
Article 48 (Duties of Safe and Eco-Driving)
Article 49 (Matters to be Observed by Every Driver)
Article 50 (Matters to be Observed by Specific Drivers)
Article 51 (Special Protection of School Buses for Children)
Article 52 (Reporting, etc. on School Buses for Children)
Article 53 (Duties of Drivers, Operators, etc. of School Buses for Children)
Article 53-2 (Obligations of Drivers of School Buses for Children where No Guardian is Aboard)
Article 53-3 (Safety Education for Operators, etc. of School Buses for Children)
Article 53-4 (Provision of Information, etc. on Violations Committed by School Buses for Children)
Article 54 (Measures Taken When Accidents Occur)
Article 55 (Prohibition on Hindering Measures Taken When Accident Occurs)
Article 56 (Obligations of Employers, etc.)
CHAPTER V SPECIAL EXAMPLES OF EXPRESSWAYS AND EXCLUSIVE ROADS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES
Article 57 (Common Provisions)
Article 58 (Measures Taken to Prevent Danger, etc.)
Article 59 (Installation and Management of Traffic Safety Facilities)
Article 60 (Prohibition, etc. against Traffic of Roadside)
Article 61 (Marking of Exclusive Lane on Expressway)
Article 62 (Prohibition on Crossing, etc.)
Article 63 (Prohibition on Traffic, etc.)
Article 64 (Prohibition on Stopping and Parking Motor Vehicles on Expressway, etc.)
Article 65 (Priority Order for Access to Expressway)
Article 66 (Measures Taken for Breakdown, etc.)
Article 67 (Matters to be Observed by Drivers and Passengers on Expressway, etc.)
CHAPTER VI USE OF ROADS
Article 68 (Prohibited Conduct, etc. on Roads)
Article 69 (Reporting on Roadwork and Safety Measures, etc.)
Article 70 (Notification, etc. of Permission, etc. for Occupation and Use of Road)
Article 71 (Measures against Artificial Structures Illegally Installed on Road)
Article 72 (Measures Taken to Prevent Danger of Ground Artificial Structures, etc. Installed on Road)
CHAPTER VII TRAFFIC SAFETY EDUCATION
Article 73 (Traffic Safety Education)
Article 74 (Designation, etc. of Traffic Safety Educational Institutions)
Article 75 (Persons in Charge of Operation of Traffic Safety Educational Institutions)
Article 76 (Qualifying Standards, etc. for Instructors in Charge of Traffic Safety Education)
Article 77 (Confirmation of Participation, etc. in Traffic Safety Education)
Article 78 (Reporting on Suspension or Discontinuation of Operation of Traffic Safety Educational Institutions)
Article 79 (Revocation of Designation, etc. of Traffic Safety Educational Institutions)
CHAPTER VIII DRIVERS' LICENSES
Article 80 (Drivers' Licenses)
Article 81 (Effect of Student Licenses)
Article 82 (Grounds of Disqualification for Drivers' Licenses)
Article 83 (Driver's License Tests, etc.)
Article 84 (Exemption from Driver's License Tests)
Article 85 (Issuance, etc. of Drivers' Licenses)
Article 86 (Re-issuance of Drivers' Licenses)
Article 87 (Renewal of Drivers' Licenses and Regular Aptitude Tests)
Article 88 (Occasional Aptitude Tests)
Article 89 (Notification of Personal Information Pertaining to Occasional Aptitude Tests)
Article 90 (Measures Taken for Persons Suspected of Suffering from Mental Illness, etc.)
Article 91 (Temporary Driving Certificates)
Article 92 (Duties to Carry and Produce Drivers' Licenses, etc.)
Article 93 (Revocation and Suspension of Drivers' Licenses)
Article 94 (Filing of Objections to Disposition Taken to Revoke or Suspend Drivers' Licenses)
Article 95 (Return of Drivers' Licenses)
CHAPTER IX INTERNATIONAL DRIVERS' LICENSES
Article 96 (Driving of Motor Vehicles, etc. Using International Drivers' Licenses)
Article 97 (Prohibition against Driving Motor Vehicles, etc,)
Article 98 (Issuance of International Drivers' Licenses, etc.)
CHAPTER X DRIVING SCHOOLS
Article 99 (Registration of Driving Schools)
Article 100 (Conditional Registration of Driving Schools)
Article 101 (Standards for Establishing Driving Schools)
Article 102 (Grounds for Disqualification from Driving School Registration)
Article 103 (Instructors and Educational Courses of Driving Schools)
Article 104 (Designation, etc. of Specialized Driving Schools)
Article 105 (Superintendents, etc. of Specialized Driving Schools)
Article 106 (Instructors of Specialized Driving Schools)
Article 107 (Skill Examiners)
Article 108 (Skill Examinations)
Article 109 (Training, Education, etc. for Instructors, etc.)
Article 110 (Tuition Fees, etc.)
Article 111 (Refund of Tuition Fees, etc.)
Article 112 (Reporting on Suspension or Closure of Driving Schools, etc.)
Article 113 (Administrative Disposition Taken against Driving Schools, etc.)
Article 114 (Hearings)
Article 115 (Measures Taken against Driving Schools, etc.)
Article 116 (Prohibition on Unregistered and Paid Driving Education)
Article 117 (Prohibition on Using Similar Names, etc.)
Article 118 (Legal Fiction of Superintendents of Specialized Driving Schools as Public Officials)
Article 119 (Federation of Specialized Driving Schools)
CHAPTER XI ROAD TRAFFIC AUTHORITY
Article 120 (Establishment of Road Traffic Authority)
Article 121 (Establishment of Branch Offices, etc.)
Article 122 (Articles of Association)
Article 123 (Projects)
Article 124 (Bearing of Expenses, etc.)
Article 125 (Executives)
Articles 126 through 128 Deleted.
Article 129 (Employees)
Article 129-2 (Legal Fiction of Public Officials of Executives and Employees of the Authority)
Article 129-3 (Prohibition of Divulgence of Confidential Information)
Article 130 (Operational Funds)
Article 131 (Investments, etc.)
Article 132 (Gratuitous Leases of State-Owned Properties)
Article 133 Deleted.
Article 134 (Compilation of Budget and Approval)
Article 135 Deleted.
Article 136 (Mutatis Mutandis Application of Civil Act)
CHAPTER XII SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
Article 137 (Management, Provision, etc. of Information pertaining to Drivers)
Article 138 (Keeping of Drivers' Licenses, etc. in Custody)
Article 138-2 (State Subsidies)
Article 139 (Fees)
Article 140 (Tuition Fees, etc. of Traffic Safety Educational Institutions)
Article 141 (Guidance, Supervision, etc.)
Article 142 (Relation to Administrative Litigation)
Article 143 (Regulation by Si/Gun Public Officials against Motor Vehicles Traveling in Exclusive Lanes, etc.)
Article 144 (Formulation, etc. of Traffic Safety Rules and Guidelines for Traffic Safety Education)
Article 145 (Provision of Traffic Information)
Article 145-2 (Large Area Traffic Information Project)
Article 146 (Merit Points for Accident-Free and Meritorious Drivers)
Article 147 (Commission, Entrustment, etc.)
Article 147-2 (Re-examination of Regulations)
CHAPTER XIII PENAL PROVISIONS
Article 148 (Penal Provisions)
Article 148-2 (Penal Provisions)
Article 149 (Penal Provisions)
Article 150 (Penal Provisions)
Article 151 (Penal Provisions)
Article 151-2 (Penal Provisions)
Article 152 (Penal Provisions)
Article 152-2 Deleted.
Article 153 (Penal Provisions)
Article 154 (Penal Provisions)
Article 155 (Penal Provisions)
Article 156 (Penal Provisions)
Article 157 (Penal Provisions)
Article 158 (Concurrent Sentence of Punishment)
Article 159 (Joint Penal Provisions)
Article 160 (Administrative Fines)
Article 161 (Imposition and Collection of Administrative Fines)
Article 161-2 (Method, etc. of Paying Administrative Fines)
CHAPTER XIV SPECIAL PROVISIONS ON TREATMENT OF VIOLATION OF REGULATIONS
Article 162 (General Provisions)
Article 163 (Notification Disposition)
Article 164 (Payment of Penalty)
Article 165 (Treatment of Persons who Fail to Implement Notification Disposition)
Article 166 (Prohibition on Abuse of Official Authority)