Taking the motorcycle in Japan

There are a lot of choices for transportation when you are in Japan. There is the well known bullet train, the bicycle which is very common in Japan, the motorcycle, the ferry, the bus, private or service taxis, and many other transportation alternatives. For the adventurous ones though renting a motorcycle should be in your list. Not only do you get to places faster, your convenient ability to go through traffic, and not to mention that rush of excitement, a motorcycle must be taken into consideration. Although we must also take into account that safety is also a part of the things one has to think through. Not to mention your skills in manoeuvring a motorcycle around the fast cities of Japan and being able to read a map efficiently.  Knowing how to ride a bicycle will be of great help to you. But for those that already know how to ride bicycles then you are in for a treat. Riding motorcycles around Japan will not only cut down your costs, give you more convenience, but also think of the places you would not get to see if you took other transportation alternatives.  The little alleys you might to pass by on, the great weather on your skin, the places tourists neglect but are actually worth going to. In short, the little things count too and taking a motorcycle is an answer to all that.

Scooter

Scooter

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Not just yet though, because before getting your hands on a motorcycle and excitedly hop onto one. There are things you have to know about taking the fast lane around Japan. One is that you can use your international license in Japan. Second is that safety gear is mandatory. Third is that you are responsible for your vehicle so parking them just about anywhere is not advised upon.And lastly, you will have to be familiar with the traffic rule of Japan. These are just the basics of what you need to know. Further research will be of great help for more details and not to mention limitless amounts of fun for travellers to Japan.

Couple riding a motorcycle

Couple riding a motorcycle

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https://www.npa.go.jp/annai/license_renewal/english.pdf