Traffic Safety Education Activities

History of Traffic Safety Education Activities (Japan)

1990
  • 2,000,000 copies of traffic safety picture book and 40,000 sets of storytelling card set distributed
  • Seminar on traffic safety education for young children held
  • Activities to promote proper use of seat belts conducted
1991
  • 2,760,000 copies of traffic safety picture book and 42,000 sets of storytelling card set distributed
  • Seminar on traffic safety education for young children held
  • Video called The ABC's of Crossing the Street for instructing young children about traffic safety created and circulated
  • Activities to promote proper use of seat belts conducted
  • Video called Promoting Safe Driving: The Characteristics and Proper Operation of Automobiles for general drivers created and circulated
1992
  • 2,760,000 copies of traffic safety picture book and 42,000 sets of storytelling card set distributed
  • Seminar on traffic safety education for young children held
  • Activities to promote proper use of seat belts conducted
1993
  • 2,730,000 copies of traffic safety picture book and 42,000 sets of storytelling card set distributed
  • Seminar on traffic safety education for young children held
  • Activities to promote proper use of seat belts conducted
  • Booklet called Recommended Traffic Manners for Drivers created and distributed
1994
  • 2,630,000 copies of traffic safety picture book and 38,000 sets of storytelling card set distributed
  • Seminar on traffic safety education for young children held
  • Activities to promote proper use of seat belts conducted
  • Educational activities to promote use of child seats conducted
  • Senior Driver's Seminar for drivers over 50 years old begins (until 1996)
  • Survey on awareness of ensuring safety of children in vehicles conducted
1995
  • 2,670,000 copies of traffic safety picture book and 39,000 sets of storytelling card set distributed
  • Activities to promote proper use of seat belts conducted
  • Safe Driving School for the Handicapped held (until 1996)
  • Booklet called Recommended Traffic Manners for Drivers Part 2 created and distributed
1996
  • 2,600,000 copies of traffic safety picture book and 38,000 sets of storytelling card set distributed
  • Seminar on traffic safety education for young children held
  • Activities to promote proper use of seat belts conducted
  • Toyota Snow and Ice Driving Dojo (driving school conducted on ice) held
  • Hands-on ABS experience and test-ride event held
  • 8,000 copies of video called Let's Use ABS Properly for general drivers created and distributed
  • 15,000 copies of video called Air Bags and Seat Belts for general drivers created and distributed
  • Educational material called Traffic Safety for Older Drivers created and published
1997
  • 2,720,000 copies of traffic safety picture book and 40,000 sets of storytelling card set distributed
  • Seminar on traffic safety education for young children held
  • Activities to promote proper use of seat belts conducted
  • Educational activities to promote use of child seats conducted
  • Toyota Drivers Clinic, a hands-on safe-driving course for people of all ages, begins (until 1998)
  • Educational material called I Want to Know More and Have Others Know More: Awareness and Conditions of Elderly Drivers created and published
1998
  • 2,700,000 copies of traffic safety picture book and 40,000 sets of storytelling card set distributed
  • Seminar on traffic safety education for young children held
  • Activities to promote proper use of seat belts conducted
  • Educational activities to promote use of child seats conducted
  • 2,500,000 copies of book called The Traveling with Children Safety Book, focusing on educating people about use of child seats, distributed
1999
  • 2,700,000 copies of traffic safety picture book and 40,000 sets of storytelling card set distributed
  • Seminar on traffic safety education for young children held
  • Activities to promote the use of seat belts and child seats conducted
  • 1,850,000 copies of educational leaflet on seat belt and child seat use distributed
  • Educational video on child seat use called Use Child Seats for Carefree Driving distributed to 3,000 obstetrician's, gynecologist's, and pediatrician's offices throughout Japan
  • Toyota Driver Communication, a hands-on safe-driving course, based at Fuji Speedway and MEGA WEB begins (held about 150 times)
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