Rules of the Road

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Information on the foreign-language versions of the “Rules of the Road”, which clearly explains traffic rules in Japan

  • Japan Automobile Federation (JAF) publishes and sells the foreign-language versions of the Rules of the Road to help foreign motorists understand Japanese traffic rules in order to prevent the occurrence of traffic accidents.
  • The foreign-language versions are translations done by JAF of Kotsu no Kyosoku (Rules of the Road) issued by the Japan Traffic Safety Association.
  • Please check below for sales prices, purchasing, and other details.
    • *All prices shown include tax (10% consumptions tax).
    • *If you apply for a translation online through Japanese Translation of Foreign License, you can purchase a printed foreign language version of Rules of the Road when you make the application.
  • Both the digital and printed formats were revised in July 2017 (partially revised in May 2019).

* This book is not intended for use as teaching material for the written examination at the Driving License Test Center.
* Partially revised in May 2019 in accordance with the new regulatory sign for roads closed to vehicles without tire chains. See below for revisions.

How to Purchase

Purchasing on Amazon (digital and printed format)

Follow the purchasing procedures from the Amazon.co.jp link below.

Purchasing printed version with translation

  • When you apply for a translation through Japanese Translation of Foreign License, you can purchase a foreign language version of Rules of the Road along with the translation by following the instructions on the application screen. Click here for more information on applying for a translation online.

Foreign-language versions of “Rules of Road”

  • Digital Format
    Revised in July 2017
  • Printed Format
    Revised in July 2017

English version of “Rules of the Road”

RULES OF THE ROAD【英語版】

■ English version of “Rules of the Road” (Revised in July 2017)
■Book size/ Number of pages: A5/80 pages
■Fixed price: 880 yen (Consumption tax included)

The digital format is available at the following bookstores. The sales price may vary by bookstores.
Please check each of the bookstores for pricing information.

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Chinese version of “Rules of the Road”

RULES OF THE ROAD【中国語版】

■ Chinese version of “Rules of the Road” (Revised in July 2017)
■Book size/Number of pages: A5/78 pages
■Fixed price: 880 yen (Consumption tax included)

The digital format is available at the following bookstores.
The sales price may vary by bookstores.
Please check each of the bookstores for pricing information.。

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Portuguese version of “Rules of the Road”

RULES OF THE ROAD【ポルトガル語版】

■ Portuguese version of “Rules of the Road” (Revised in July 2017)
■Book size/Number of pages: A5/80 pages
■Fixed price: 880 yen (Consumption tax included)

The digital format is available at the following bookstores.
The sales price may vary by bookstores.
Please check each of the bookstores for pricing information.

SHOP

Spanish version of “Rules of the Road”

RULES OF THE ROAD【スペイン語版】

■ Spanish version of “Rules of the Road” (Revised in July 2017)
■Book size/Number of pages: A5/80 pages
■Fixed price: 880 yen (Consumption tax included)

The digital format is available at the following bookstores.
The sales price may vary by bookstores.
Please check each of the bookstores for pricing information.

SHOP

English version of “Rules of the Road”

RULES OF THE ROAD【英語版】

■ English version of “Rules of the Road” (Revised in July 2017)
■Book size/Number of pages: A5/80 pages
■Price: 1,430 yen (Consumption tax included)

Available for purchase with application for translation online or at Amazon.co.jp.

SOLD OUT
Please wait until it restock.
If you would like the English version, please purchase the Digital Format.

Chinese version of “Rules of the Road”

RULES OF THE ROAD【中国語版】

■ Chinese version of “Rules of the Road” (Revised in July 2017)
■Book size/Number of pages: A5/78 pages
■Price: 1,430 yen (Consumption tax included)

Available for purchase with application for translation online or at Amazon.co.jp.

SHOP

Portuguese version of “Rules of the Road”

RULES OF THE ROAD【ポルトガル語版】

■ Portuguese version of “Rules of the Road” (Revised in July 2017)
■Book size/Number of pages: A5/80 pages
■Price: 1,430 yen (Consumption tax included)

Available for purchase with application for translation online or at Amazon.co.jp.

SHOP

Spanish version of “Rules of the Road”

RULES OF THE ROAD【スペイン語版】

■ Spanish version of “Rules of the Road” (Revised in July 2017)
■Book size/Number of pages: A5/80 pages
■Price: 1,430 yen (Consumption tax included)

Available for purchase with application for translation online or at Amazon.co.jp.

SHOP