Basically, Japan has a left-hand trafficsystem.
Make sure do not drive on the right side while turning left or right.
Keep drive on the left side after turning left or right.
Increasing Intersection Accidents
Check point ①
Oncoming vehicles (going straight or turning left) have priority.
Be sure to STOP and give way.Check if there are oncoming vehicles.
※Do not follow the preceding car unless it’s clear.
Check point ②
Pedestrians have priority
Pay attention to pedestrians who are crossing.
Check point ③
Can I go on red light?
If the traffic light is red with green arrow sign, you can proceed to directions pointed by the arrow. Proceed while paying attention to oncoming vehicles.
Read through the following traffic signs before proceeding.
|Speed limit||Stop||No Entry||No U-turn||No Overtaking||No Parking||No Stopping &
|One-way||Watch out for Children|
Do not change lane unexpectedly to overtake other car.
Follow the arrow.
Inside the Area
Parking your car in the available parking lot or the toll coin parking lot.
While parking, you must ensure to park your car in designated parking lots or parking lots with parking fee. Parking on the private land such as the space in front of the convenience store, residential street, or shoulder nearby without permission are forbidden. Besides bothering others, parking unnoticed or parking illegally will lead to a fine. If there is any situation mentioned above happens, it will be customer’s responsibility. In addition, it is easy to have accident in the parking lots, please be careful.
Coin parking is an unattended time-hire parking lot with automatic adjustment machine.
Introduction to Rocked Plate Coin Parking & Lifting Gate Coin Parking.
Before inputting the number, ensure the number you input is the place you parked. If you input the wrong numbe, neither the lock will not fall down nor the money will not be returned.
The metal flap under will rise up should it detect your car after a certain time even after payment.
Make sure the flap is lowered completely before you exit.
If you don’t press the ticket button, the gate bar will not rise.
Since payment may be cash-only, it would be a good idea to have cash in Japanese yen(Except ￥5,000 bill and ￥10,000 bill) .
There is a guide sign of each lane on the top of the gate of expressway.
It’s extremely dangerous to have a sudden lane change, especially overtaking a car stopped. Do not overtake under such situation!
ETC lane & General lane
At the Entrance tollgate, collect your toll pass ticket from the automatic ticket machine. At the Exit tollgate, hand your toll pass ticket to the attendant and pay the toll with cash. Cash payment must be in Japanese yen.
Give the ticket and money to the attendant
ETC is an automatic system that allows you to pay the toll without stopping the car. The system is based on wireless communication between the antenna installed at the tollgate and the ETC onboard device in your vehicle.
If the green light on the device is lightigh up, it means your ETC card is successfully verified. (Passable)
※If the red light is lighting up, it means you can’t pass the ETC gate.
Only ETC equipped vehicles and vehicles that are plugged in ETC cards are allowed to pass Without ETC equiptment or without ETC card plugged in, vehicles can’t pass.
※Vehicles should pass within 20km/hr.
No matter vehicles are equipped with ETC device or not, this lane is passable. If the car ahead stops, please keep appropriate distance from it.
Overtake is forbidden.
Get the ticket from Entrance tollgate, enter the general lane of exit tollgate, and give your ticket and ETC card to the attendant.
Take the （ticket）
Give the ticket and
money to the attendant
Enter the general lane and give the ETC card to the attendant.
Give the ETC card
to the attendant
Enter the general lane of exit and give the ticket and ETC card to the attendant.
The green arrow is passable
If you’re driving a 4-wheel vehicle, please stop then proceed. 2- wheel motorcycles can not pass the ETC lane.
(Except ETC equipped vehicle)
Right lane on expressway in Japan is for passing lane.
If there’s no need for you to overtake, please drive on the left lane.
NaviCon can be seen as an intermediary app between smart phone and car navigation. You can simply use your smart phone to search the map code of the place you want to go. Besides, you can also input the map code into the car navigation to set the destination.
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Toyota Safety Sence C is designed to help protect drivers, passengers, people in other vehicles on the road, and pedestrians.
It integrates several of Toyota’s existing active safety technologies which is comprised of multi-feature active safety packages.
Pre-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Alert
Automatic High Beam
Radar Cruise Control
It’s possible to switch ON/OFF.
Turning off the system or changing
the alert timing
(far ‧ middle ‧ close) is possible.
It’s possible to switch ON/OFF.
No matter how cautious you drive, the road is unpredictable. If you encounter accident, drive recorder would be your reliable partner.
It guard your drive and prove safe driving with video and sound. It can also prevent trouble or negligent calculation from you.
If there is an accident, this system can prove the correct situation by
recording video and sound.
It can also prevent trouble or negligent couculation from you.
Rarely effected by digital signal or ETC
There’s no need to bring out your key. You can lock and unlock the door simply by carrying the smart key.
Lightly hold the door handle to unlock.
Touch the sensor to lock.
※Please note that when you are carrying the smartkey, the door automatically unlocks by just touching the driver door handle.
Generally, the standard usage of navigation while driving is to follow the map on the screen and the announcement, however, there are exceptions in some situations. Obey the traffic rules such as one-way sign or others when driving. Moreover, OTS Rent-a-Car will not bear any responsibilities for any property damage or benifit loss caused by incorrect map data or route guidance.
Using navigation is not available in driving. Please make sure stop your car completely before operation.
Facilities or places you wanna go can be searched as destination by the following ways.
Touch 目的地on the top screen or press the button MENUthen touch 目的地設定.
Know the phone number of the facility that you want to go to
Input the phone number( the area code) → Touch 検索 → Touch
Know the MAPCODE of the facility that you want to go to
Input MAPCODE →Touch 検索
Touch Go here now
Know part of the name of the facility that you want to go to
Input the name of the facility you want to go → Touch 検索
Touch the name of the facility → Touch Go here now
Do not know the part of the name of the facility that you want to go to
Touch the facility of your destination
→ Touch Go here now
Multiple destinations are possible set by one time!
Touch 目的地 on the top screen after setting as the aboved-mentioned way.
Touch 追加目的地設定 add other
destinations by the same way.
Touch 設定 if there is any area you wanna drop by
Touch 設定情報 → Touch 詳細設定
For the utmost importance of your privacy, please initialize your used data like 【目的地履歴】 or 【走行軌跡】.
Touch 設定情報 → Touch 詳細設定
Scroll to the bottom, choose one language 日本語
English中文한국어 of the voice guidance and map language you like, and then the search result searched by phone number/map code will be written in English.
Touch the button to start the display
CPut the CD on the insertion slot. Touch the button to take it out.
Take out the AUX cable in the glove box then connect to your portable audio device.
For playback, please make sure turn up the volumn of your portable audio device while controlling the volumn in the navigation.Song selection shall be operated on your device.
※The way of searching destination and setting is wrriten on the back.
Searching destination is available through [50音(50 Japanese Charaters)], [住所（Addres）], [電話番号（Phone number）], [ジャンル（Genre）], [マップコード（MAPCODE）].
or . Gas stations, conveniene stores, banks or other facilities are shown around 10km.
The nearest place around you will be shown.
Scroll to the last page, touch the VICS表示.
Choose the way shown.
The distance and situation of traffic jam will be presented as an different color arrow ;
red — congested
orange —a little bit congested
light blue— not congested( empty)
※For enquiries regarding manual
Fujitsu Ten LIMITED. Coperation（Customer Service Center) 0120-022210
Reception: 09:30～17：30（Weekend, national holiday excluded)
Phone charges apply（Fixed phone: 10JPY per minute, mobile phone: 10JPY per 20seconds）
※Calls cannot be made from PHS phones and some IP phones.
※When calling from a mobile phone, charges cannot be qualified as a “free minutes call” included in the basic fee.
Phone charges apply ※Calls cannot be made from a fixed phone [Dial phone] and some IP phones.
Expressway emergency phones are linked to the control room at the relevant expressway company. Ask for JAF. Please note that if you ask for a company other than JAF, you must pay the charges for that company’s road service.
To have an enjoyable and fun trip in Japan, we provide stickers above for rental car users. It is an accident prevention and safety awareness by encouraging drivers in OKINAWA or even Japanese to give consideration to overseas drivers, who are not used to Japanese traffic rules, and other Japanese inhabitants.