Central Training School for Safe Driving (opened April 1st, 1991)
To provide training in practical, specialized and advanced safe driving skills and knowledge, for core instructors and drivers in the community and occupational fields.
The Central Training School for Safe Driving provides the following training as Japan’s most comprehensive safe driving training facility, located in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki Prefecture.
- Training on various courses reproducing actual roads, including a 5km high-speed oval track and a simulated urban area.
- Training to learn basics and applications for safe driving while experiencing the “limits of safe driving”, which cannot be tested on public roads.
- Training how to escape from dangerous situations that would be difficult to simulate on normal roads.
- Integrated training by combining theory and practice, given by technical and theoretical instructors.
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The facilities of the Central Training School for Safe Driving include a “Traffic Park” , where children and pupils from kindergarten to junior high school experience actual training in a simulated urban area. Here, they learn traffic-related knowledge and manners, such as how to cross the road or ride a bicycle safely.