Types of driver's license that exist in Japan. Driving school in Japan
There are 3 types of drivers license in Japan.
- Class 1 Driver's License (AT & MT)
- Class 2 driver's license.
- Student driving license.
I. Class 1 Driver's License (AT & MT)
The Class 1 driver's license will allow you to drive motorized vehicles or mopeds.
The different types of class 1 driver's licenses are:
- Automatic Transmission Limited License (AT)
- Manual transmission license (MT).
The automatic transmission license holder may not drive a manual transmission vehicle.
II. Class 2 driver's license.
A Class 2 driver's license is required to drive motor vehicles to transport paying passengers or to operate a properly designated driver service.
Eg: passenger bus, tourist bus, taxi, rental, limousine, etc.
III. Student driving license.
A student driving license is for people practicing to acquire a class 1 driver's license.
If you intend to practice with a learner's permit, by law you must be accompanied by a person who has a Class 1 driver's license for three years or more.
A person who has a class 2 driver's license or an instructor from a driving school like Saitama Asia Driving School.
That person should have to sit in the front passenger seat next to the person with the learner's permit.
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