[Image: MariCar]
[Image: MariCar]

In the wake of accidents caused by tourists riding go-karts in Japan, the country’s government increasing regulations, such as requiring helmets, seat belts, rear break lights and fenders. 

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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EpsilonZer0
EpsilonZer0

Seen these driving around Tokyo Tower a couple of times. Never seen an accident, but a couple near misses as they try to get through the light. Helmet laws are pretty strict so I always wondered how they dodged it.